Sentence Examples


  • She had always claimed that he would listen if she presented an opposing opinion.
  • The fact the mysterious creatures could find him whenever they wanted made him cautious about outright opposing them.
  • He had never met a woman who could swiftly stir his blood in so many opposing ways!
  • Chicheley also incurred the papal wrath by opposing the system of papal provision which diverted patronage from English to Italian hands, but the immediate occasion was to prevent the introduction of the bulls making Beaufort a cardinal.
  • In the middle of this slide a stiffly fitting brass disk is inserted, to which a small turn-table motion may be communicated by an attached arm, acted on by two fine opposing screws accessible to the astronomer; and by their means the " fixed web " may be rendered strictly parallel with the movable one.

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