Sentence Examples


  • She sighed at the futile thoughts.
  • At Palermo Queen Maria Carolina continued to make vehement but futile efforts for the overthrow of King Joseph.
  • The negotiations between this nominal administration and the Chilean authorities for a treaty of peace proved futile, the Chilean occupation of Lima and the Peruvian seaboard continuing uninterruptedly until 1883.
  • French influence made futile his attempt to come to an understanding with the emperor Louis the Bavarian.
  • An attack was made on the gaol by the lawless element outside the hall, but was futile - the murderer having been removed by the authorities to Columbus.
 

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