Sentence Examples

  • They fought with the grey swords, combining the sword dance with hand-to-hand combat moves for a ferocious battle that surprised her.
  • A ferocious letter from the pope to the papal nuncios, on the 19th of March 1423, denounced the proceeding as calculated " to ensnare simple souls and extort from them a profane reward, thereby setting up themselves against the apostolic see and the Roman pontiff, to whom alone so great a faculty has been granted by God " (Cal.
  • "To fight like a wild cat" is proverbial, and wild cats are described as some of the most ferocious and untamable of all animals.
  • After a ferocious contest, the Danes were practically annihilated.
  • (Cardinal Della Genga) proved a ferocious reactionary under whom barbarous laws were enacted and torture frequently applied.

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