Sentence Examples


  • Paul's attitude towards nepotism was at variance with his character as a reformer.
  • The nepotism in which the pope indulged is especially inexcusable.
  • The pope was naturally proud of his family and had practised nepotism from the outset.
  • He at once applied himself to moral and administrative reform; declared against nepotism, introduced economy, abolished sinecures, wiped out the deficit (at the same time reducing rents), closed the gaming-houses, and issued a number of sumptuary ordinances.
  • Pluralism, nepotism, simony and all the other ancient abuses were more rampant than ever.