Sentence Examples


  • Quinn has made remarkable progress but Howie has become intractable on a number of issues.
  • His father, Johann Reinhold Forster, a man of great scientific attainments but an intractable temper, was at that time pastor of the place; the family are said to have been of Scottish extraction.
  • The " Cadets " commanded an overwhelming majority in the Lower House, and their intractable temper and ignorance of affairs became at once apparent.
  • Play in a fashion that should mightily augment the home-grown supplies of food, remained intractable, and the extent of land devoted to the cultivation of corn crops, instead of expanding, diminished in a marked degree.
  • However, he soon realized the impossibility of treating the fathers of Basel as ordinary rebels, and tried a compromise; but as time went on, the fathers became more and more intractable, and between him and them gradually arose an impassable barrier.

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