Sentence Examples


  • Rather than frustrate him, he found it entertaining.
  • She helped to frustrate the conspiracy with France which John concocted during Richard's captivity.
  • "It makes me happy that I might frustrate him as much as he does me," she said.
  • The change in the government of the church, the rival council of Pisa, the ecclesiastical and political dissensions within and without the council, and the lack of disinterestedness on the part of its members, all combined to frustrate the hopes which its convocation had awakened.
  • He hoped for assistance from the friendly Nabataeans; but, as they owed everything to their position as middlemen for the South-Arabian trade, which a direct communication between Rome and the Sabaeans would have ruined, their viceroy Syllaeus, who did not dare openly to refuse help, sought to frustrate the emperor's scheme by craft.