Sentence Examples


  • Formerly she had felt that he regarded her with indifference and irony, and so had shrunk into herself as she did with others and had shown him only the combative side of her nature; but now he seemed to be trying to understand the most intimate places of her heart, and, mistrustfully at first but afterwards gratefully, she let him see the hidden, kindly sides of her character.
  • He was aggressive, combative, sudden of quarrel, and he often seemed unnecessarily bitter of speech.
  • Like to see task of knocking brainy combative boss trying to think.
  • They again looked strong at the back, combative in midfield and pacy up front.
  • The archetypal combative midfielder made a welcome return to Elland Road in December 1998.

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