1 All next day she was too restless to stay home, yet as she walked the streets on fictitious errands she was afraid of every person she met.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXXI
2 She grew fond of her husband, realizing with some unaccountable satisfaction that no trace of passion or excessive and fictitious warmth colored her affection, thereby threatening its dissolution.
3 The quadroon was following them with little quick steps, having assumed a fictitious animation and alacrity for the occasion.
4 That is, he could not see that she was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world.
5 He was tall and thin, and wore his coats padded, which gave a fictitious breadth and depth to his shoulders and chest.
6 All, that is to say, except Chichikov, whose thoughts remained wakeful, and who kept wondering and wondering how best he could become the owner, not of a fictitious, but of a real, estate.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich GogolGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER III
7 A revolution is a return from the fictitious to the real.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—CRACKS BENEATH THE FOUNDATION