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use "urbane" in a sentence

Dr. Sloper understands Catherine's strait and pities her a little, but also finds an urbane entertainment in the situation.

Considering his readership, who were generally urbane and cosmopolitan, a sentimental or a didactic approach would not have worked.

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enhanced version of the upshot-Knothole test, as seen on the top of this page.

The specific facts of the disagreement are in dispute, but the upshot is that Sharkey told Brown later that afternoon that White had been insubordinate.

The upshot is that the film's aesthetic form, rather than its content, embodies the overall theme of Rome as a moral wasteland.

The upshot of this was that Scott took Rubbra on as a pupil.

The upshot is that a relatively small portion (probably, on average, 10% or less) of the cost of local service in the US is recovered from payments made by long distance companies to the local providers.

But the upshot is: It will tend to pass lows and not highs.

The upshot of this is very interesting from the point of view of our own times.

The upshot was that Mr Talbot said that he would inform Mr Beck of his decision on Saturday 7 October. 10. The next morning Mr Talbot telephoned Mr Beck to say that he had taken counsel's advice and that he was not going to withdraw.

I found this difficult to understand and still do. I have engaged in correspondence with the government Office for London on the matter, the upshot of which is that the government Office for London has refused to give reasons for that finding.

The upshot is that around 200 million days are lost each year through absence, excluding holidays and unauthorised leave, the annual cost to the economy has been estimated at £12 billion a year.

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