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Supposedly vs. Supposably


city in north-central France, Roman Senones, the capital of the Gaulish people of the same name.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • Who knows if the common sense (le sens commun) which we take as a judge of the truth is really this, designed for such a purpose?

    Pascal John Tulloch
  • The ‘God of all comfort,’ sens, is better than all His comforts.

    All's Well Emily Sarah Holt
  • Jes read yer book an res easy till I sens it ter de dining-room.

    Old Times in Dixie Land Caroline E. Merrick
  • I ain't seen her sens I left Mizzouri, goin' on five years ago.

    Cressy Bret Harte
  • As for sens—you may dispatch—in a word—''Tis an archiepiscopal see.'

  • Clare was blessed—cursed—with that sixth sense, the sens du thtre.

    Regiment of Women Clemence Dane
  • And so sickness overtook him in the town of sens in France, and he lay down to die.

    Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy Charles Dickens
  • sens is an ancient town: it has a handsome cathedral and gateway.

  • Yes, the "sens Commun" was a success: it had made a sensation at starting; the sensation was on the increase.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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