Sentence Examples


  • We'll keep a low profile and limit any negative publicity to really egregious errors.
  • It was egregious that stores of immense power were wasted on such a creature at a time when Damian needed all the help he could get.
  • It was only when, after a close examination of the sternal apparatus of one hundred and thirty species, which he carefully described, that he arrived (pp. 177-183) at the conclusion - astonishing to us who know of L'Herminier's previous results - that the sternum of birds cannot be used as a help to their classification on account of the egregious anomalies that would follow the proceeding - such anomalies, for instance, as the separation of Cypselus from Hirundo and its alliance with Trochilus, and the grouping of Hirundo and Fringilla together.
  • His Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures (1603) furnished Shakespeare with the names of the spirits mentioned by Edgar in King Lear.
  • The egregious blunder in the May Laws was the punitive clauses directed against the inferior clergy.

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