allege


allege
01. The teacher [alleged] that a number of students had cheated on the test, but the accusation was later shown to be completely untrue.
02. The company has denied [allegations] that they were dumping polluted water into the river.
03. The suspect's wife [alleges] that he was with her at home the night of the killing, but a number of witnesses have placed him at the scene of the murder.
04. She [allegedly] stole a car, and then robbed the bank.
05. John Franklin is being held by police for the [alleged] murder of his business partner.
06. The President had to resign after [allegations] appeared in the newspaper suggesting he had accepted bribes from large companies hoping to do business with the government.
07. There are still a number of [alleged] war criminals living in this country.
08. The young boy who was beaten up was [allegedly] caught stealing from his classmates.
09. The Americans [allege] that Osama bin Laden was the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
10. The [alleged] UFO sighting turned out to be a weather balloon.
11. More than 300,000 [alleged] communists were killed by the Indonesian army following a failed coup attempt in 1965.
12. The [alleged] last words of Queen Elizabeth I were "All my possessions for a moment of time."
13. United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold once stated that it seems that once an [allegation] has been repeated a few times, it is no longer an [allegation], it is an established fact, even if no evidence has been brought out in order to support it.
14. In 1974, a Sherpa woman was [allegedly] attacked by a yeti which killed several of her yaks.
15. Ketchup [allegedly] got its start in Asia, and was brought back to Europe by British explorers.
16. In January of 1937, 13 leading Communists were sentenced to death for taking part in a plot, [allegedly] led by Leon Trotsky, to overthrow the Soviet government, and kill its leaders.
17. Despite [allegations] he had been involved in Nazi wartime activities, Kurt Waldheim was elected President of Austria in 1986.
18. In 1946, British authorities arrested more than 2,700 Jews in Palestine in an attempt to stamp out [alleged] terrorism.

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