Sentence Examples


  • Which made three times you were broaching the subject of matrimony and I thwarted your attempts.
  • While the killer's intentions were unknown, we knew Howie thwarted them both to their death.
  • Unfortunately, his efforts were all too often thwarted by a sympathetic judge or a system that could not find jail space for the numbers of criminals brought before it.
  • In those deliberations Gavin Douglas took an active part, and for this reason stimulated the opposition which successfully thwarted his preferment.
  • Next year he was sent to check the Persian king Chosroes (Anushirvan); but, thwarted by the turbulence of his troops, he achieved no decisive result.

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