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allege
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Frankenstein
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • I often refused to accompany him, alleging another engagement, that I might remain alone.

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  • She alleged that she was the victim of a crime.
  • He alleges that there is no real deficit reduction in the Deficit Reduction Bill.

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