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  • Colonel Cathcart clucked sententiously, shocked by the suggestion.
  • He broke his sacred oath the very next year, when he spent the holiday in a hotel room instead in intellectual conversation with Lieutenant Scheisskopf’s wife, who had Dori Duz’s dog tags on for the occasion and who henpecked Yossarian sententiously for being cynical and callous about Thanksgiving, even though she didn’t believe in God just as much as he didn’t.

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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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