1 A self-deceived little woman whispering in corners with a pretentious little man.
2 Robert's voice was not pretentious.
3 Choosing the latter alternative, I began by making up my mind to leave the hotel, and to take up my quarters in some less pretentious and less expensive domicile.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
4 This was the first time that I had ever heard anything about any kind of school or college that was more pretentious than the little coloured school in our town.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter III.
5 She knew what it was all meant to represent, but it was so pretentiously false and unnatural that she first felt ashamed for the actors and then amused at them.