Thesaurus / farfetched
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They will persist in quoting Mill's farfetched eulogy, without referring to other passages in the essay On Liberty.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
The resemblance, however, is rather farfetched, and moreover this same name is found on Keowee river in South Carolina.
MYTHS OF THE CHEROKEEJAMES MOONEY
Then a scene ensued that if put upon the stage would be deemed farfetched, if not incredible.
BIDWELL'S TRAVELS, FROM WALL STREET TO LONDON PRISONAUSTIN BIRON BIDWELL
And, if he owed her any debt of honor, no matter how farfetched and fantastic, it was canceled now.
THE WOMAN-HATERSJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
That it should be taken by the whole outfit as a broad hint to ask no questions seemed to him rather farfetched.
COW-COUNTRYB. M. BOWER
In fact the latter is so involved and farfetched, that the former is often entirely obscured.
The correct word is jeopard, but in any case there is no need for anything so farfetched and stilted.
WRITE IT RIGHTAMBROSE BIERCE
It explained instantly a something which had always seemed to me only a farfetched Oriental figure of speech.
THE INNOCENTS ABROADMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Tom's tone of voice and the farfetched nature of what he was saying had already triggered the security chief's suspicions.
TOM SWIFT AND THE ELECTRONIC HYDROLUNGVICTOR APPLETON
How could the rude actor learn his quips and pretty phrases, and farfetched conceits?
SHAKESPEARE, BACON AND THE GREAT UNKNOWNANDREW LANG
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