Sentence Examples


  • Soon afterwards the questions connected with the deposition of Bishop Colenso were referred to him, but, while regarding Colenso's opinions as heretical and his deposition as justifiable, he refused to pronounce upon the legal difficulties of the case.
  • Siqueira's expedition ended in failure, owing partly to the aggressive attitude of the Portuguese, partly to the very justifiable suspicions of the Malays, and he was presently forced to destroy one of his vessels, to leave a number of his men in captivity, and to sail direct for Portugal.
  • Neil and Ann - Yes I agree there is totally justifiable anger within us as individuals and our community.
  • It is never justifiable to kill an innocent human being to save another.
  • Leo Strauss thought hoi polloi could justifiable be kept docile by lies, and the biggest one is religion.

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