Example sentences for: paragons

How can you use “paragons” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Before I get too high on my own horse, I ought to acknowledge that liberals aren't always paragons of intellectual consistency, either.

  • One of the beauties of the Oxford English Dictionary (and of, say, A Grammar of the English Language , by George O. Curme) is that users are comforted by quotations from sources that are acknowledged paragons of English usage, writers like Shakespeare, Milton, Dickens, Scott, etc., even Hemingway.

  • He cites JFK's secretary Evelyn Lincoln as one of the ancient paragons of loyalty--the "embodiment of the courtier's discretion."

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