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sententious
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Crime and Punishment
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  • "Except them, there’s everything to be found, my boy," the elder declared sententiously.
  • "Love for the future partner of your life, for your husband, ought to outweigh your love for your brother," he pronounced sententiously, "and in any case I cannot be put on the same levelů.

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  • Too often, she answers a tough question with a sententious banality.
  • She has grown a bit sententious in old age.

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