Sentence Examples


  • And yet, like an unruly child, she had rebelled, causing him endless worry and stress.
  • In 920 the barons, jealous of the growth of the royal authority and discontented with the favour shown by the king to his counsellor Hagano, rebelled, and in 922 elected Robert, brother of King Odo, in place of Charles.
  • At sunrise he summoned all hands; and separating those who had rebelled from those who had taken no part in the mutiny, he told the former that he had a good mind to flog them all round--thought, upon the whole, he would do so--he ought to--justice demanded it; but for the present, considering their timely surrender, he would let them go with a reprimand, which he accordingly administered in the vernacular.
  • Last year ethnic minority officers rebelled against the Met, urging a boycott of recruitment campaigns.
  • Sarah had lied and rebelled, but she was fun; life had never seemed dreary with her in the house.

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