Sentence Examples

  • But are the more pressing wants satisfied now?
  • After not a little hesitation, Hastings consented to allow the Company's troops to be used to further the ambitious designs of his Oudh ally, in consideration of a sum of money which relieved the ever-pressing wants of the Bengal treasury.
  • He laughed again, and she hung up, pressing the heels of her palms to her eyes.
  • Pressing on the sides of the envelope to open the end, he blew into it, exposing the letter inside.
  • Both these pressing necessities, for a free outlet for merchandise and for a food-supplying area, drove Venice on to the mainland, and compelled her to initiate a policy which eventually landed her in the disastrous wars of Cambrai.

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