Sentence Examples


  • It was hard to say whether Alex was withholding facts so she couldn't contest his decisions or it simply didn't concern her.
  • By withholding the tribute which Irene had agreed to pay to Harun al-Rashid, Nicephorus committed himself to a war with the Saracens.
  • And thus, through the serene tranquillities of the tropical sea, among waves whose hand-clappings were suspended by exceeding rapture, Moby Dick moved on, still withholding from sight the full terrors of his submerged trunk, entirely hiding the wrenched hideousness of his jaw.
  • The Pyrrhonians thought that there were modes which could induce withholding assent to the results of reasoning.
  • By now, a number of powerful barons were withholding their taxes in protest.

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