Sentence Examples


  • Thus the illusory nature of the traditional definition of mathematics is again illustrated.
  • The conditions of peace were naturally humiliating for Valdemar,' though, ultimately, he contrived to render illusory many of the inordinate privileges he was obliged to concede.
  • For a long time this hope proved illusory, and in the case of Egyptian archaeology the results have proved disappointing even up to the very present.
  • He had long passed the traditional years of Peter's pontificate, had reigned longer than any previous wearer of the tiara, and had seen some brilliant days - days of illusory glory.
  • Comparisons of light grasp derived from small, fresh, carefully silvered surfaces are sometimes given which lead to illusory results, and from such experiments Foucault claimed superiority for the silvered speculum over the object-glass.
 

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