Sentence Examples


  • They brought themselves into notoriety by excommunicating the philosopher - an act of weak self-defence on the part of men who had themselves but recently been admitted to the country, and were timorous of the suspicion that they shared Spinoza's then execrated views.
  • Ii (am/flawÆs): wickedness is timorous under the condefnnation of conscience (the same thought in Prov.
  • According to Clarendon, a worse choice could not have been made, for Lenthall was of a "very timorous nature."
  • The international situation was the most difficult imaginable, and altogether beyond the powers of the timorous, vacillating and irresolute Medician pope.
  • M'Clellan's campaign against Richmond was made abortive by his timorous generalship, and compelled the withdrawal of his army.

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