Example sentences for: allusions

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

  • And such allusions they may well be, although you do wonder how those critics would then interpret the iconic Monogram (1955-59), with its stuffed angora goat wearing a car tire around its midriff.

  • Henry "Hotshot Historian" Hyde wrapped up the day with grandiose allusions to our forefathers.

  • It is hard to imagine anyone, regardless of sex, enjoying being referred to as a Johnny-come-lately . The self-styled humorists could have a field day with this one, too, suggesting “She's a Jacquelyn of all trades” or the sexless Robin Crusoe . I looked up in the dictionary section a few of the allusions that cannot really be paraphrased.

  • GS tried to reveal the essence of communication by stringing together heavy words without the punctuation, connectives, adjectives, adverbs, and allusions we are accustomed to.

  • But from an idealist's perspective, the decision to let Kosovars die rather than risk American lives is indeed political--and the purpose of Clinton's allusions to "judgment," "strategy," and "circumstances" is, as with all such realist language, to obscure our indifference and cowardice.

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