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Sample sentences for the GRE study word supposititious

supposititious can be used as a adj

1.This penalty of being jiggered was a favorite supposititious case of his. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
2.I want you, I said, by way of parallel, to imagine a supposititious son who is brought up in great wealth he is one of a great and numerous family, and has many flatterers. - from The Republic by Plato
3.The danger may be illustrated by a parallel case--Imagine a person who has been brought up in wealth and luxury amid a crowd of flatterers, and who is suddenly informed that he is a supposititious son. - from The Republic by Plato
4.Their condition is ingeniously compared by him to that of a supposititious son, who has made the discovery that his reputed parents are not his real ones, and, in consequence, they have lost their authority over him. - from The Republic by Plato

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