Sentence Examples


  • Locally applied they depress the terminations of sensory nerves, and may thereby lessen pain.
  • This capacity he never abused so as to burden his conscience or depress his spirits.
  • The legislation of the Lombard kings, in form a territorial and not a personal law, shows no signs of a disposition either to depress or to favour the Romans, but only the purpose to maintain, in a rough fashion, strict order and discipline impartially among all their subjects.
  • Of the three bromides in common use the potassium salt is the most rapid and certain in its action, but may depress the heart in morbid states of that organ; in such cases the sodium salt - of which the base is inert - may be employed.
  • Promised to depress the Irish woollen trade, he promised to do all he could for Irish linen.