Sentence Examples


  • The remembrance of the fatal day of Vendemiaire 1795 perhaps helped to paralyse the majority.
  • The consequence of this indiscriminate sexual intercourse, especially if much prolonged, is to diminish, in some cases to paralyse, the fertility of the female.
  • Lord Jersey assumed office on the 15th of January 1891, and a few weeks afterwards the conference to consider the question of federating the Australian colonies was held at Sydney, and the great strike, which at one time had threatened to paralyse the trade of the colony, came to an end.
  • These wars tended to paralyse industries in the countries affected, which were thus forced to English markets to buy manufactured commodities.
  • By the beginning of February the agitation had spread all over Italy, and the government was faced by the possibility of a strike which would paralyse the whole economic life of the country.
 

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