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allege
used in Frankenstein

3 uses
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Definition
claim (asserted without proof)
  • Clerval, whose eyes and feelings were always quick in discerning the sensations of others, declined the subject, alleging, in excuse, his total ignorance; and the conversation took a more general turn.
    Chapter 6 (61% in)
  • The injustice of his sentence was very flagrant; all Paris was indignant; and it was judged that his religion and wealth rather than the crime alleged against him had been the cause of his condemnation.
    Chapter 14 (12% in)
  • I often refused to accompany him, alleging another engagement, that I might remain alone.
    Chapter 19 (15% in)

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