Example sentences for: allegation

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

  • The allegation would have seemed bizarre if it hadn't been familiar: Two years earlier, coalition officials had accused another nonprofit of using "goon squads" of homeless men to roust other homeless people from ATM vestibules--charges later found to be groundless.

  • Bennett's only accomplishment was a rather dubious one: getting the Times to violate its own standards of fairness by printing a nasty smear--an unspecified allegation from an unnamed accuser, passed along by an anonymous, if easily identified, source.

  • The allegation, reported in Newsweek , is that when Willey met alone with Clinton at the White House in 1993 to ask for a paying job, Clinton made a pass at her--a charge denied by the president's attorney.

  • 4) What's scary is that the allegation is plausible.

  • Paul Gigot (PBS's NewsHour With Jim Lehrer ) lays out the president's winning strategy: "Deny" the allegation that Monica Lewinsky fellated him; "delay" the nation's judgment of the crisis; and "attack" his foes, mostly special prosecutor Kenneth Starr but also the alleged "right-wing conspiracy," the press, and Lewinsky herself.

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