Example sentences for: alleged

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

  • 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.

  • (It is credibly alleged that Serbs poisoned Albanian schools' water supply with the nerve gas Sarin.)

  • The Post lead says the committee Republicans won a vote allowing pursuit of alleged Clinton fundraising abuses, and the White House is considering not presenting any defense whatsoever to any areas the committee has raised--because, in the words quoted from presidential spokesman Joe Lockhart, the HJC has been "hijacked by extremists."

  • But assuming, for purposes of argument, that most of what has been alleged by Republicans is true, the Indonesian scandal potentially involves three categories of wrongdoing: 1) accepting illegal contributions; 2) trading favors for contributions; and 3) misusing a government position to raise campaign money.

  • Under this last heading, among the many alleged undesirables in Juvenal's Rome is what he calls in a memorable phrase Graeculus esuriens , the “hungry little Greek.”


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