Sentence Examples

  • She sensed his restraint break.
  • Without any need of self-restraint, no wish to coquet ever entered her head.
  • Gradually, however, the process was applied without restraint and the products lost all artistic quality.
  • Gregory sought to protect the monks from episcopal oppression by issuing privilegia, or charters in restraint of abuses, in accordance with which the jurisdiction of the bishops over the monasteries was confined to spiritual matters, all illegal aggressions being strictly prohibited.
  • The cunning of the Normans is plain enough; so is their impatience of restraint, unless held down by a strong master.

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