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sententious
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Heart of Darkness
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  • ’I am not such a fool as I look, quoth Plato to his disciples,’ he said sententiously, emptied his glass with great resolution, and we rose.

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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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