Sentence Examples


  • As Mom used to say, truth hurts, but surely silver tongued Alex could have found a less contentious way of saying it.
  • Agreements, declarations and non-contentious cases are usually witnessed by one judge and twelve elders.
  • Still examination must be had whether persons have been expelled from the congregation by any episcopal small-mindedness (µucpokxia), or contentious spirit, or such-like harshness (evibia).
  • The contentious jurisdiction of the courts Christian was confined to promises of marriage, nullity of marriage caused by " diriment " impediments only, validity or invalidity of the sacrament, divorce a thoro (ibid.).
  • The bishop's " official " is now universally called his vicargeneral (except in France, where sometimes an official is appointed eo nomine), and generally exercises both voluntary and contentious jurisdiction (op. cit.

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