Sentence Examples


  • She sensed his restraint break.
  • Without any need of self-restraint, no wish to coquet ever entered her head.
  • On the whole he ruled well, his difficult position serving as some restraint upon his natural inclinations.
  • The ministry, however, under Dr Kuyper were able to keep the popular feeling in favour of the Boers in restraint, and to maintain towards Great Britain a correct attitude of strict neutrality.
  • The regular authorities sent from Constantinople were wholly unable to control the excesses of the janissaries, who exercised without restraint every kind of violence and oppression.