Sentence Examples

  • Having secretly become a Christian, Sebastian was wont to encourage those of his brethren who in the hour of trial seemed wavering in their profession.
  • Vieta is wont to be called the father of modern algebra.
  • Rooks are wont to remove the nuts from the tree just before they fall, and to disperse them in various directions.
  • Moreover, the whole machinery of local government in the realm fell out of gear, when the experienced ministers who were wont to control it were removed from power.
  • Had them constructed for his own pleasure at Whitehall Palace, and was wont to back himself when he played.

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