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 Meanings and Examples of DENY
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 v.  disagree with; refuse; declare untrue
Classic Sentence: (155 in 11 pages)
1  I don't deny that it is smartly written.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  Snowball did not deny that to build it would be a difficult business.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter V
3  You couldn't very well deny him, poor fellow.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 11
4  I may not deny," said the Prior, crossing himself, "that such things have been, and have been of Heaven; but then such communications have had a visibly useful scope and tendency.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
5  I may not deny what thou hast challenged," said the Grand Master, "provided the maiden accepts thee as her champion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIII
6  It's the factory-owner's ideal in a nut-shell; except that he would deny that the driving power was hate.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
7  'I deny that Bolshevism is logical, it rejects the major part of the premisses,' said Hammond.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
8  I shall not welcome your sister, but I shall not deny her the door.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
9  She could not deny it, but said it was not very bad.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
10  'Not I,' said Monks, turning away his eyes and beating his foot upon the ground, as a man who is determined to deny everything.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIX
11  She was assisted, however, by that perfect indifference and apparent unconsciousness, among the only three of her own friends in the secret of the past, which seemed almost to deny any recollection of it.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
12  When Mortimer told me your name he could not deny your identity.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
13  He did not attempt to deny that he had acted as described upon the evening before, but declared that he had no sinister designs, and had simply wished to obtain first-hand information.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
14  He could not deny the justice of my request, so with a rather rueful face he went off to his bedroom, from which he returned presently pulling a large tin box behind him.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
15  The servants deny having seen it before, but among the numerous curiosities in the house it is possible that it may have been overlooked.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
Example Sentence: (65 in 5 pages)
16  Some people are being denied access to proper medical care.
17  The embattled president also denied recent claims that he was being held hostage by his own soldiers.
18  He denied that the article had been in any way prurient.
19  A close associate of the author denied reports that she had cancer.
20  He was denied his dying wish to be reconciled with his son.
21  He flatly denied ever having met the woman.
22  Both parents have denied charges of mistreating their children.
23  Some people, of course, denied the validity of any such claim.
24  Of course both the politicians denied taking bungs.
25  But Bonior, the second-ranking House Democrat, denied any direct involvement.
26  Allegations of a cover-up of the effects of industrial pollution have been strongly denied by the Environment Minister.
27  The police vigorously denied that excessive force had been used.
28  The former priest denied allegations of sexual misconduct.
29  His jaw jutted stubbornly forward; he would not be denied.
30  The significance of this lies in the fact that he had previously denied all knowledge of the fund.