Sentence Examples


  • Man is in the clutches of fate (ix.
  • The truce of Ratisbon (Regensburg) imposed upon Spain completed the work of the peace of Nijmwegen (1684); and thenceforward Louis XIV.s terrified allies avoided his clutches while making ready to fight him.
  • Pulleys may be detachably connected to a shaft by friction clutches, so that they may be thrown in and out of engagement at will.
  • She, on the other hand, was living a Stephen King novel in the clutches of a mass murderer.
  • It has been suggested that the diminutive size of the male is of great advantage to him during courtship, because he is enabled to move easily thereby to escape from her clutches should she turn upon him with hostile intent.
 

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