Sentence Examples


  • It is well established that Urban preached the sermon at Clermont which gave the impetus to the crusades.
  • This discovery gave a new impetus to prospecting in south-western Nevada, and it was soon discovered that the district was not an isolated mining region but was in the heart of a great mineral belt.
  • Lannes was checked, and with his repulse the impetus of the attack died out all along the line.
  • A fresh impetus to commerce was given by the opening in 1910 of the railway from Tongking, a line built by French engineers and with French capital.
  • Some impetus was given to the city's growth by the completion of the National Road, and later by the opening of railways, but until after the Civil War its advancement was slow.