Sentence Examples


  • The district is exposed to drought and also to destructive floods.
  • It is useless to suppose that this destructive criticism from within can be neutralized by generously sprinkling the pages of the classical writers with interpretation clauses.
  • Rats and mice, especially the guayabita (Mus musculus), an extremely destructive rodent, are very abundant.
  • Like its Cape congener it occasionally partakes of honey, and is often destructive to poultry.
  • The difficulty of connecting lightships and isolated lighthouses to the mainland by submarine cables, owing to the destructive action of the tides and waves on rocky coasts on the wll- shore ends, led many inventors to look for a way out of the difficulty by the adoption of some form of inductive Smith.