Sentence Examples

  • Abused spinster of a friend!
  • This humane privilege was grossly abused, and thus gave rise to the slang phrase "to sham Abraham."
  • He could have been abused, or …" "Maybe he would be an orphan.
  • Although this "much-abused prelate," as Lecky calls him, was a firm supporter of the English government in Ireland, he was far from being a man of tyrannical or intolerant disposition.
  • This last is a word which is often greatly abused; but, whenever it is used with any regard to its true meaning, it is a word strictly political, implying a particular form of government.

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