Sentence Examples


  • Abused spinster of a friend!
  • This humane privilege was grossly abused, and thus gave rise to the slang phrase "to sham Abraham."
  • It was supposed to contain heretical propositions and caused a good deal of scandal, inciting Baluze against Faget, both of whom abused the other, to defend the memory of the prelate.
  • Edward called her the merriest of his concubines, and she exercised great influence; but, says More, "never abused it to any man's hurt, but to many a man's comfort and relief."
  • But he abused his omnipotent position, and his depredations frequently brought him to the verge of ruin.