Example sentences for: allegedly

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

  • His list of "approved directors" allegedly featured just two names: Martin Scorsese and Stanley Kubrick.

  • In an interview with Le Figaro , Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky--the man known as the "Rasputin of the Kremlin" because of his allegedly central role in all major political maneuvers in Russia--denied that he has ever supported the Chechen warlords and blamed them for the recent wave of terrorist bomb attacks.

  • It was here that the revered figure of Our Lady of Monte (now in the church below) was allegedly discovered in the 15th century.

  • In exchange for near-total immunity from prosecution, Lewinsky allegedly has told Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's office that she will say that: 1) she and Clinton discussed hypothetical ways to keep their relationship private, including falsely denying what they did unwitnessed; 2) Clinton told her he would deny they had a relationship in his deposition in the Paula Jones case; 3) Clinton encouraged her to say she visited the White House to see Betty Currie, not Clinton; 4) she wrote the "Talking Points," without the help of anyone at the White House.

  • Curiously, if you look at the wonderful anthology of parodies that Dwight Macdonald put together long ago, you will find a burlesque of sociologese by Daniel Bell, called "The Parameters of Social Movements: A Formal Paradigm," which was allegedly a revision of an earlier scheme titled "The Configurative Patterning of Social Movements."


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