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Sample sentences for the GRE study word fictitious

fictitious can be used as a adj

1.--Halloa, father" and, after raising this fictitious alarm, darting in again with an undutiful grin. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
2.A revolution is a return from the fictitious to the real. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
3."Which is evidently not his real name, but a fictitious one.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
4.unimportant, and not a few altogether fictitious or of so man. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
5.In this narrative I have therefore designated myself as William Wilson,--a fictitious title not very dissimilar to the real. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
6.this fictitious biography, he showed some tact in identifying Home. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
7."I put it to you that, anxious to prove an alibi, you conceived the idea of a fictitious and rather incredible appointment, and wrote this note yourself in order to bear out your statement. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
8."And I reply to you, sir, that this abuse of power, this exile under a fictitious name, are infamous. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.But perhaps it is always so, that men form their conceptions from fictitious, conventional types, and then--all the _combinaisons_ made--they are tired of the fictitious figures and begin to invent more natural, true figures.. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

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