Sentence Examples

  • In several respects he bettered the economic conditions of the papal states, but was disinclined to undertake the needed thoroughgoing reform of its administration.
  • Thus bettered the position of the church in Italy, the Guelph party grew stronger than ever, through the crushing defeat of the Pisans by the Genoese at Meloria in 1284.
  • I never heard anyone who bettered Sam at poker.
  • Norden's work contains many judicious observations on the " different natures of grounds, how they may be employed, how they may be bettered, reformed and amended."
  • During these four years Stevenson's health, which was always bettered by life out of doors, gave him little trouble.