Sentence Examples


  • He would find a bar where gangs hung out and purposely pick a fight with the biggest, most obnoxious member.
  • Nevertheless they were able to overthrow the chancellor, who was specially obnoxious to them.
  • All the Protestantism of England was in arms against the author of the obnoxious tract.
  • In November 1620, when a new parliament was summoned to meet on January following, he earnestly pressed that the most obnoxious patents, those of alehouses and inns, and the monopoly of gold and silver thread, should be given up, and wrote to Buckingham, whose brothers were interested, advising him to withdraw them from the impending storm.
  • From the point of view of Orthodoxy the English Church is schismatical, since it has seceded from the Roman patriarchate of the West, and doubly heretical, since it retains the obnoxious Filioque clause in the creed while rejecting many of the doctrines and practices held in common by Rome and the East; moreover, the Orthodox Church had never admitted the validity of Anglican orders, while not denying it.
 

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