Sentence Examples

  • And yet, this latest contention was about inheritance, not love.
  • Mr. Arlen was a skinny wimp who introduced himself as the author and publisher of the bestselling novel Responsible Drunkdom, his thesis and contention being drunkenness was much maligned in our society.
  • Sometimes her old fashioned moral standards were a point of contention, but her integrity was never under question.
  • It was for many years an object of contention among the Spanish factions, but ultimately the greater attractions of Lima and its own isolation diminished its importance.
  • Hiero asked him to give an illustration of his contention that a very great weight could be moved by a very small force.

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