Sentence Examples


  • He might deter the muggers and rapists, but he attracts people like Michael.
  • Dean explained her reaction to the news, but that did nothing to deter Fred from his steadfast opinion.
  • It's my responsibility to monitor and deter them in the mortal world, Rhyn said.
  • Mill tried to reconcile criminal law and its punishments with his very hard type of determinism by saying that law was needed in order to weight the scale, and in order to hold out a prospect of penalties which might deter from crime and impel towards good citizenship, so Paley held that virtue was not merely obedience to God but obedience " for 1 Criticism of the scheme, from the point of view of an idealist theism, will be found in John Caird's Introduc to the Phil.
  • A farmer, a hunter, a soldier, a reporter, even a philosopher, may be daunted; but nothing can deter a poet, for he is actuated by pure love.

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