Sentence Examples


  • But the king was only temporizing; he had no intention of changing his policy.
  • William of Orange was not deceived by the specious temporizing of the king.
  • 1910 failed miserably, and after a year of temporizing, he suddenly threw off all pretence at legal forms, dissolved the Diet almost before it had met, and in Dec. 1911 ordered new elections.
  • The Federalist domination had been succeeded by Whig rule in the state; but after the death of the great Whig, Daniel Webster, in 1852, all parties disintegrated, re-aligning themselves gradually in an aggressive anti-slavery party and the temporizing Democratic party.
  • The Porte, after much futile temporizing, yielded to France.

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