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‘Remarkable’ as an adjective

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Remarkable’ as an adjective.


“To you, and to you only, belongs the credit of the remarkable arrest which you have effected.”

From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Sir John gave her, in a whisper, a brief account of the whole shocking affair.

From ‘Sense and Sensibility’, by Jane Austen.

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