Sentence Examples

  • He listened to no adverse criticism and receded before no obstacle.
  • He remained adverse to any case where he knew for sure that someone was killed.
  • The papacy was weakened by its contest with these adverse elements, and it was through its failure to triumph over them that its dream of European dominion, both temporal and spiritual, entered but very incompletely into the field of realities.
  • The stock may be destroyed, killed out by adverse conditions, but its quality is not directly affected, and if removed to more favourable conditions it will show no hereditary results of the previous adversity; indeed it will probably have been strengthened in some ways by the destruction in severe conditions of its weaker members and the survival of the stronger individuals.
  • In May, however, an adverse vote of the Chamber on a purely technical matter led to his resignation.

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