Sentence Examples

  • While out of office with Pitt, Canning proved a somewhat insubordinate follower.
  • In office he continued to be insubordinate, and committed mistakes which got him into bad odour as untrustworthy.
  • And if Disraeli, possessed by these views, became aggressively insubordinate some time before Peel's proclaimed conversion to Free Trade, we can account for it on reasonable and even creditable grounds.
  • But he was insubordinate; his sympathy: with the American colonies, which were now beginning to resist the claims of the mother country to tax them, made him intolerable to the king and he was dismissed in February 1 774.
  • Remains of gladiators' armour and weapons were found in some of the rooms, and in one, traces of the stocks used to confine insubordinate gladiators.

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