Sentence Examples


  • Heavy brush had totally obscured the entrance until someone had quite recently cut and pulled away the branches, exposing the opening.
  • It was colder than usual, with the sun obscured by clouds, portending the accuracy of a forecast of snow.
  • Her gray eyes were almost the color of the moon overhead, her pale features obscured by curls that danced in an ocean breeze.
  • Vico founded no school, and though during his lifetime and for a while after his death he had many admirers both in Naples and the northern cities, his fame and name were soon obscured, especially as the Kantian system dominated the world of thought.
  • Much of Shaftesbury's career, increasingly so as it came near its close, is incapable of defence; but it has escaped most of his critics that his life up to the Restoration, apparently full of inconsistencies, was evidently guided by one leading principle, the determination to uphold the supremacy of parliament, a principle which, however obscured by self-interest, appears also to have underlain his whole political career.

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