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sententious
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The House of Mirth
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  • "I guess they’re worth more to you than to me, Miss, but the poor has got to live as well as the rich," she observed sententiously.

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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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