Sentence Examples


  • But the two generals were equally averse to a contest a outrance, which could only end in civil war.
  • Had died, and his successor, Leopold II., was averse from the Russian alliance.
  • But constituents were averse to paying their members, no Speaker was elected, the reform never came into being.
  • The Persian variety of this art is more ornate, and less averse to representations of living beings.
  • His most severe measures were taken in cold blood, as part of his general policy; but his natural disposition was averse to unnecessary bloodshed or cruelty.