Sentence Examples


  • At the peace of Miinster, which ended the Thirty Years War in 1648, Spain was cynically thrown over by the German Habsburgs for whom she had sacrificed so much.
  • He cynically avowed a greater liking for the poll tax paid by the Christian than for his conversion.
  • The real object of the treaty, which was to involve Spain in the war against Great Britain, was cynically avowed in the 18th article, by which, during the present war, the Spanish obligations were only to apply to the quarrel between Great Britain and France.
  • Pierre recalled how Helene had smilingly expressed disapproval of Dolokhov's living at their house, and how cynically Dolokhov had praised his wife's beauty to him and from that time till they came to Moscow had not left them for a day.
  • Dean questioned Janet's scholastic ability to himself and cynically wondered if today's class was Vacuuming For Beginners or Dusting 101.
 

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