ALLEGATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALLEGATION
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 n.  suggestion without proof that someone has done something wrong
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  I did not like to walk at this hour alone with Mr. Rochester in the shadowy orchard; but I could not find a reason to allege for leaving him.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  And should any allege against me the ingratitude they showed to Scipio, I reply by what has already been said at length on that head, where I proved that peoples are less ungrateful than princes.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LVIII.
3  replied to the allegations that the Roman Empire sank under.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
4  It will readily be seen that in this case the alleged right of the Duke to the whale was a delegated one from the Sovereign.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 90. Heads or Tails.
5  But some specimen bones of it being taken across the sea to Owen, the English Anatomist, it turned out that this alleged reptile was a whale, though of a departed species.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
6  Their reason for this, as alleged, was, that if free colored carpenters were encouraged, they would soon take the trade into their own hands, and poor white men would be thrown out of employment.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
7  This last maxim my father seemed to consider a settler in most alleged cases of cruelty.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
8  The injustice of his sentence was very flagrant; all Paris was indignant; and it was judged that his religion and wealth rather than the crime alleged against him had been the cause of his condemnation.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
9  The reason alleged was their determined resolution of not leaving their mother at that time of the year.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 25
10  The ultimate and farcical upshot was that report came crowding upon report, and that such alleged doings were brought to light as the sun had never before beheld.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
11  To the alleged insanity of the Swedes, Balashev wished to reply that when Russia is on her side Sweden is practically an island: but Napoleon gave an angry exclamation to drown his voice.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI
12  I sometimes thought of standing my trial, for, although I could not deny the facts alleged in the several articles, yet I hoped they would admit of some extenuation.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII.
13  When his aunt scolded him for it, he was very gentle and alleged his studies, his lectures, the examinations, etc.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
14  been arrested and tortured for his alleged complicity in the.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
15  Clerval, whose eyes and feelings were always quick in discerning the sensations of others, declined the subject, alleging, in excuse, his total ignorance; and the conversation took a more general turn.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
Example Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
16  Several employees were suspended amid allegations that financial improprieties had been committed.
17  The former priest denied allegations of sexual misconduct.
18  The newspaper declined to identify the source of the allegations.
19  The allegations are being treated very seriously indeed.
20  Most e-mail-related cases involve allegations of invasion of privacy, Lippetz said.
21  The defendants in the libel case maintain that their allegations are true.
22  The allegations received widespread media coverage.
23  Police have decided not to lay charges over allegations of a telephone tapping operation.
24  She took the offensive, challenging her critics to prove their allegations.
25  The newspaper was forced to publish a retraction of its allegations.
26  Police are investigating allegations of corruption involving senior executives.
27  Mr Singh has strongly denied the allegations of sexual harassment.
28  Their allegations were simply laughed out of court.
29  The minister has the right to answer specific allegations.
30  No specific allegations have yet been made about the prison officers' behaviour.