Sentence Examples


  • He was largely instrumental in the work of strengthening the Church.
  • The prince de Ligne claimed to have been instrumental in arranging it.
  • The government operating in its correct role is instrumental to civilization.
  • The youngest son, Karl von Schlozer, a merchant and Russian consul-general at Libeck, was the father of Kurd von Schlozer (1822-1894), the historian and diplomatist, who in 1871 was appointed German ambassador to the United States and in 1882 to the Vatican, when he was instrumental in healing the breach between Germany and the papacy caused by the "May Laws."
  • Though patrician in sympathy, he saw the necessity of making concessions to the plebeians and was instrumental in passing the Licinian laws.