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synonyms for soi-disant

  • alleged
  • formal
  • purported
  • self-styled
  • allegedly
  • commonly named
  • itular
  • nominal
  • ostensible
  • pretended
  • professed
  • self-named
  • wrongly named
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How to use soi-disant in a sentence

The traveller, as Brantome quaintly tells us, 'fait des discours en soi pour se soutenir en chemin.'
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Lyra d soi, n d' eg, kai kithara leipetai, kai kata polin chrsima; kai au kat' agrous tois nomeusi syrinx an tis ei.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
The soi-disant widow was in her boudoir; it was a great favor, to begin with, to be admitted to a tte--tte with her.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
Mr. Smith explained that he knew this soi-disant Baron Von Klingenberg to be an impostor and a swindler.
PENCIL SKETCHESELIZA LESLIE
"Au plaisir de vous revoir, Monsieur Soi-disant," she said in conclusion, and went into her room and closed the door.
DOOM CASTLENEIL MUNRO
Et tout coup je m'apparais celuiQui s'est, hors de soi-mme, enfuiVers le sauvage appel des forces unanimes.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
His lyric art is above all a launching of himself into exaltation, 'le pouvoir magique de s'hypnotiser soi-mme.'
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
"Le silence est le parti plus sr pour celui qui se dfie de soi-mme," says Rochefoucauld.
THE GIRL OF THE PERIOD AND OTHER SOCIAL ESSAYS, VOL. II (OF 2)ELIZA LYNN LINTON
The unfortunate Mathurin Bruneau, the soi-disant dauphin, was last year tried here, and condemned to imprisonment.
ACCOUNT OF A TOUR IN NORMANDY, VOL. I. (OF 2)DAWSON TURNER
The soi-disant count contented himself with bowing as he took what she offered, but did not speak.
SAN-CRAVATE; OR, THE MESSENGERS; LITTLE STREAMSCHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOI-DISANT

  • alleged
  • allegedly
  • commonly named
  • formal
  • itular
  • nominal
  • ostensible
  • pretended
  • professed
  • purported
  • self-named
  • self-styled
  • soi-disant
  • wrongly named
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.