Sentence Examples


  • Adversary with its trunk safely rolled up out of danger, endeavouring either to pin him to the ground with its tusks (if a male tusker) or to trample him to death beneath its ponderous knees or feet."
  • For eighteen years he showed himself no unworthy adversary of Sulla, Lucullus and Pompey.
  • Impatient of control and hasty in action, he was no match for his crafty and plotting adversary, Louis XI.
  • In him Orange was to find an adversary who was not only a great general but a statesman of insight and ability equal to his own.
  • The best historical narratives belong to Israel and Gilead; Judah scarcely appears, and in a relatively old poetical account of a great fight of the united tribes against a northern adversary lies outside the writer's horizon or interest (Judg.

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