Sentence Examples


  • But for now, I want to leave you with a preposterous thought: In the future, a new Mercedes Benz will cost just $50.
  • And if any man was to be put in the preposterous position of a secular Bible, no writer was fitter for it than Aristotle.
  • They proffered peace to King Henry, ledge and offered to recognize his preposterous claim to the French throne, on condition that he should marry France.
  • The Yorkist cause was crushed for four years, till it was raised again by Margaret of Burgundy, with an imposture even more preposterous than that of Lambert Simnel.
  • The witan cbose the earl as king without any show of doubt, though the assent of the Mercian and Northumbrian earls must have been half-hearted: Not a word was said in favor of the claim of the child Edgar, the heir of the house of Alfred, nothing (of course) for the preposterous claim of William of Normandy.