INIQUITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INIQUITY
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iniquity
 n.  absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness
Classic Sentence:
1  It irks me, nevertheless, that the partner of her iniquity should not at least, stand on the scaffold by her side.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In III. THE RECOGNITION
2  This house was something that the matrons of Atlanta whispered about furtively and ministers preached against in guarded terms as a cesspool of iniquity, a hissing and a reproach.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
3  And the lawyer, scared by the thought, brooded a while on his own past, groping in all the corners of memory, lest by chance some Jack-in-the-Box of an old iniquity should leap to light there.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
4  The reparation is the prayer for all the sins, for all the faults, for all the dissensions, for all the violations, for all the iniquities, for all the crimes committed on earth.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—THE OBEDIENCE OF MARTIN VERGA
5  An enormous fortress of prejudices, privileges, superstitions, lies, exactions, abuses, violences, iniquities, and darkness still stands erect in this world, with its towers of hatred.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER III—THE EXTREME EDGE
6  Not "Forgive us our sins" but "Smite us for our iniquities" should be the prayer of man to a most just God.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 20
Example Sentence:
1  He thought of New York as a den of iniquity.