Sentence Examples


  • In all this legislation one of the most hotly contested points was whether the arbitration court should be given power to lay it down that workers who were members of a trade union should be employed in preference to non-unionists.
  • This identification has been hotly contested by many scholars, and the question must still be regarded as undecided.
  • After the disaster of Angora, from which it seemed impossible that the Ottoman fortunes could ever recover, the princes fled each with as many troops as he could induce to Inter- follow him, being hotly pursued by Timur's armies.
  • The battle was hotly contested; but, in spite of the prowess of Hunyadi, the rout of the Christians was complete; the king of Hungary and Cardinal Cesarini were among the killed.
  • The subject of ecclesiastical vestments has been, ever since the Reformation, hotly debated in the Church of England.

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