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  • She was dubious, but agreed to come with us anyway.
  • She has a dubious reputation. I wouldn’t count on her.
  • To my taste, the authors made some dubious leaps of faith in their analysis,
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Simon looked dubious. "What makes you think so?"
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones

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  • Marilla was not to be drawn from the safe concrete into dubious paths of the abstract.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • Blomberg looked dubious, but the explanation was reasonable and...
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • But that would have taken us over the dubious southern uplands of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and we do not do that.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • "I’m not a monster—I’m a friend."
    "Friend?" inquired the girl with a dubious tone.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • We thought his morals dubious and tried to avoid him.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • Seeing the farmer eying him dubiously, he added, "I’ll be glad to sleep in the barn."
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle

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  • You’re twenty-one?" she asked dubiously.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Saphira looked at him dubiously.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • ...he still eyed Strider dubiously. ’How do we know you are the Strider that Gandalf speaks about?’ he demanded.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The courier shook his head dubiously.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild
  • "I doubt if she would have had the strength to inflict that left-handed blow," said Dr. Constantine dubiously.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Scott was dubious.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • He regarded her carefully and dubiously, yet desirefully.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • Chuck Muckle whipped off his shades and eyed the patrolman dubiously.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • Rawlins handled the boots dubiously.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • I left them downstairs, my mother listening dubiously as Caroline explained about how corduroy wasn’t just for overalls anymore, and went up to my room,
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • "I don’t see that ’tis any business of ours," Smallbury murmured dubiously.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Jason stared at me dubiously and said, "I thought I was supposed to be learning about family."
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • "Oh, come on," I said dubiously.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • And yet, from time to time, Poirot continued to sniff it dubiously, as though his keener nose detected something I had missed.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • She scanned the menu and settled dubiously on the stuffed shells supreme.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • Then he looked at me again, more dubious.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • "Will it hold them?" asked Cooper, looking dubiously at the door.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • [Looks dubiously at her.]
    Henrik Ibsen  --  Hedda Gabler
  • She eyed me dubiously.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • "Not an easy climb, but it should be manageable."
    David glanced dubiously at his stump of a right hand.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • The only dubious ray of hope has come from my sister.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • David sounded dubious.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • His writing ability was dubious to say the least, but he considered himself lucky.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • Tobias doesn’t like the dubious looks the Abnegation give him when he refers to Marcus’s cruelty,
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • We allege criminal misconduct; we shout about antitrust; we sue for ancient and dubious liabilities.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • And yet there was but one woman to him, and that woman was the late Irene Adler, of dubious and questionable memory.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Mr. Cruncher was soothed, but shook his head in a dubious and moral way.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Moody was going to ask where he had got this map, which was a very dubious magical object...
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Because that, darling, He makes fresh for us every day, without a lot of dubious middle managers.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • ...they all began discussing dragon-slayings historical, dubious, and mythical...
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
  • Ian scrutinized my face, his expression dubious.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • The decrease in size, from Ralph down, was gradual; and though there was a dubious region inhabited by Simon and Robert and Maurice, nevertheless no one had any difficulty in recognizing biguns at one end and littluns at the other.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • A dubious individual, even by Artemis Fowl’s standards.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • He looks dubious.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • They are interested solely in confirming highly dubious theoretical hypotheses by...
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • I saw her eye too, dubious, considering, taking in my clothes from top to toe, wondering, with that swift downward glance given to all brides, if I was going to have a baby.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • He gave me a dubious look.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • One or two chairs of dubious value sit at one end where the kitchen window opens onto the porch.
    August Wilson  --  Fences
  • My voice still sounded dubious, and he could hear that.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • The DeSoto, he knew, was a dubious snow car.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
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