Sentence Examples

  • Thenceforward France treated the papacy as an inimical power.
  • Stagnation of water is inimical to the action of the roots, and does away with the advantageous processes of flowing and percolating currents.
  • The time had, indeed, not yet come to attempt any conspicuous breach with the constitutional principle; but the new ministry was such as the imperial sentiment would approve, inimical to the German ideals of Frankfort, devoted to the traditions of the Habsburg monarchy.
  • Hitherto they had been merely an insignificant religious sect; now, stimulated by persecution, they became a militant and political power, inimical to the Mahommedan rulers of the country.
  • The trade-gilds or secret societies, which were then, as now, often inimical to the government.