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use "abstruse" in a sentence

His writing style, characterized by simplicity, avoids difficult, abstruse words, and most of his works would be easily understood by anyone with a high school education, making him one of the easiest modern Chinese writers to read.

An early attempt to score a debating triumph over the
government, made in Balfour's usual abstruse, theoretical style, saw Campbell-Bannerman respond with: "Enough of this foolery," to the delight of his supporters in the House.

The specimen had a double row of teeth and was surrounded by numerous stone axes, carved shells and porphyry blocks with abstruse symbols associated with it.

No financial statement was too intricate for her, and no contract too abstruse.

The cutting edge of science is now too small, too abstruse and plain too damned difficult to be the elixir of dreams that it was only a few decades ago.

It's surely better to hear Big Daddy roaring in rage and agony offstage as he at last feels the reality of his cancer than to see him appear to tell an abstruse joke about a randy elephant.

Obviously this doesn't apply where the message is necessarily abstruse (here Ian Watson springs to mind, a nasty habit of his); but Hegira's complexity seems gratuitous.

For reasons too abstruse to go into I daren't show my face around there.' But I cultivated the power of occupying my mind with other things during the time that the writing was going on, and was able to read an abstruse book, and follow out a line of close reasoning, while the message was written with unbroken regularity.

In Canada, the Privy Council is an abstruse concept that can stretch to encompass whatever the prime minister wants it to.

It's certainly no fun to navigate an airline fare system that is maddeningly complex, abstruse, and often illogical.

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