Sentence Examples

  • Against this further compliance with Henry's wishes Warham drew up a protest; he likened the action of Henry VIII.
  • As regards the struthious birds, they could not be likened to the duck, for in them at no age was there any indication of a single median centre of ossification, as Geoffroy had satisfied himself by his own observations made in Egypt many years before.
  • Likened to " pro-consuls " and declared to have " ordinary " jurisdiction; because they had jurisdiction over every kind of cause, without any special delegation, in a certain defined area or province (c. ii.
  • As an orator his eloquence has been likened to that of both Bossuet and Vergniaud, but it had neither the polish of the old 17th century bishop nor the flashes of genius of the young Girondin.
  • The tufted head or umbel is likened by Pliny to a thyrsus.

How would you define likened? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus