Sentence Examples


  • Elizabeth was terribly handicapped by having no heirs of her body and no obvious English successor.
  • Handicapped by poverty, John had to face attacks from two quarters.
  • He was handicapped by the mutual jealousy of the Saxons and the Poles, and a struggle broke out in Poland which was only ended when the king promised to limit the number of his army in that country to 18,000 men.
  • Delicate health, by which he was more or less handicapped throughout his life, prevented his going to college, but he was naturally a diligent student.
  • Of this widespread belief the plotters now took advantage; they held that much more could be accomplished with such a claim than by using that of the unfortunate Edward of Clarence, whose chances were so severely handicapped by his being still the prisoner of Henry VII.
 

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