Sentence Examples

  • They borrowed his money and his armies, but fed him with vain promises and illusory treaties.
  • Thus the illusory nature of the traditional definition of mathematics is again illustrated.
  • For a long time this hope proved illusory, and in the case of Egyptian archaeology the results have proved disappointing even up to the very present.
  • The conditions of peace were naturally humiliating for Valdemar,' though, ultimately, he contrived to render illusory many of the inordinate privileges he was obliged to concede.
  • He had long passed the traditional years of Peter's pontificate, had reigned longer than any previous wearer of the tiara, and had seen some brilliant days - days of illusory glory.