Sentence Examples


  • Primarily, it was Jerome Shipton's severed climbing rope that remained a knotty question that wouldn't go away.
  • The trees, except in the Washoe Mountains, are of very slow growth and therefore knotty and ill-adapted for timber.
  • He was perhaps still more of a lawyer: his delight was in knotty points of the law, and he knew the Assises better than any of his subjects.
  • Their obscure and knotty language only serves to give peculiar brilliancy to the not uncommon passages of noble perspicacity.
  • He had to sett) some knotty questions, foremost a conflict with Morocco, which was the consequence of the aggression of the unruly Riff tribes upon the Spanish outposts around Melilla.