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use "unprepossessing" in a sentence

Being physically unprepossessing, he is mostly found attractive by women interested only in his considerable fortune, and his telepathy alerts him to their mental image of him as an inexhaustible fount of gifts and luxuries.

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concerts in unprecedented numbers.

By the 1870s, financial houses in London had achieved an unprecedented level of control over industry.

Lindbergh received the unprecedented opportunity to pilot the Bf 109. Lindbergh said of the fighter that he knew "of no other pursuit plane which combines simplicity of construction with such excellent performance characteristics."

After the success of films such as Sholay at the box office, Bachchan had now consolidated his position in the industry and from 1976 through to 1984 would receive an unprecedented number of Filmfare Best Actor Award Awards and nominations.

The scale of the development was unprecedented in London.

In October 2003, thousands of Tongans marched peacefully through the streets of the capital city Nuku alofa in an unprecedented demonstration against the government's plans to limit media freedom.

Although the 1948 tour of England was an unprecedented triumph for the Australians, Ring's leg spin was not prominent in the success.

The size of the U.S. military in the latter half of the twentieth century, unprecedented in peacetime, caused concern in some circles, primarily as to the potential effect of maintaining such a large force in a democratic society.

Such public recognition of black political power by a Democratic governor of Louisiana was unprecedented.

During the campaign Hezbollah fired between 3,970 and 4,228 rockets at an unprecedented rate of more than 100 per day.

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