Sentence Examples


  • When the perianth (p) expands, the filaments are thrown out with force as at a, so as to scatter the pollen.
  • The Council of State, being mainly anxious to destroy the Dutch trade and fisheries, began by reinforcing Blake, and sending him north to scatter the Dutch herring fleet.
  • In other cases, while too small to be directly visible, they are large enough to scatter and polarize a beam of light.
  • For twenty years a profound peace prevailed throughout the empire, but it was the precursor of a terrible storm destined to destroy the Safawid dynasty and scatter calamity broadcast over Persia.
  • In 385 the Spartans seized a pretext to besiege and dismantle Mantineia and to scatter its inhabitants among four villages.
 

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