Sentence Examples

  • Our village life would stagnate if it were not for the unexplored forests and meadows which surround it.
  • All the sluices should be substantially built at first with stones and mortar, to prevent the leakage of water; for, should water from a leak be permitted to find its way into the meadow, that portion of it will stagnate and produce coarse grasses.
  • After their passage the Adriatic question was again allowed to stagnate, the Powers resuming their negative attitude, while advocating direct discussion between the two parties.
  • A deep stratum through which water can percolate, but in which it can never stagnate, is therefore necessary.
  • Without war the world would stagnate and lose itself in materialism."