Sentence Examples


  • Warburton's manner of dealing with opponents was both insolent and rancorous, but it did him no disservice.
  • Hence came a series of rancorous quarrels with his parliaments, which grew more disloyal and clamorous ~ at every new session.
  • He was speaker of the House from December 1876 to March 1881, during a period marked by rancorous debates concerning the disputed Hayes-Tilden presidential election.
  • But the latter, while feigning indifference, was thenceforth his rancorous and determined foe.
  • In these circumstances, he removed to Cincinnati, Ohio, and there, in January 1836, founded the Philanthropist, which, in spite of rancorous opposition, became of great influence in the north-west.