Sentence Examples


  • Not even the thought of losing her soul could rival the sorrow she felt knowing she'd disappoint him one last time.
  • His rival the Cyclops Polyphemus surprised them together, and crushed him to pieces with a rock.
  • These two, afterwards joined by the primate's old rival Lord Shannon, and usually supported by the earl of Kildare, regained control of affairs in 1758, during the viceroyalty of the duke of Bedford.
  • Let us consider some common phenomena in the light of these rival theories as to the nature of matter.
  • The rival philosopher, who believes water to be continuous and without spaces between its particles, has a greater difficulty in accounting for the disappearance of the sugar; he would probably say that the sugar, and the water also, had ceased to exist, and that a new continuous substance had been formed from them, but he could offer no picture of how this change had taken place.

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