Sentence Examples


  • The wretched subterfuge of Cosmas ages' (c. A.D.
  • He drew up a constitution, which was accepted unanimously by the Dutch, but was rejected by the Belgians, because it contained provisions for liberty of worship. The king, however, by a subterfuge declared that the fundamental law had been approved.
  • The discovery of the so-called evolution of morality out of non-moral conditions is very frequently an unconscious subterfuge by which the evolutionist hides the fact that he is making a priori judgments upon the value of the moral concepts held to be evolved.
  • Any such subterfuge would be immediately apparent in a viva voce examination, much to the embarrassment of the student concerned.
  • He speaks as he sees, without political subterfuge.

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