Sentence Examples


  • Jackson's voice chafed, barely recognizable, "Let me speak to her."
  • There is no doubt that he chafed, in these years, at the slow rate at which his chief, Mr. Balfour, moved in the direction of Tariff Reform; but, though he would have preferred a more whole-hearted acceptance of Mr. Chamberlain's programme, he remained loyal to the Prime Minister.
  • Cetywayo had inherited much of the military talent of his uncle Chaka, the organizer of the Zulu military system, and chafed under his father's peaceful policy towards his British and Boer neighbours.
  • A tremor of revolt ran through the cities of the south which chafed under the despotism of the Parisian mob.
  • The inhabitants soon chafed under these restrictions.