Sentence Examples


  • His character was at once authoritative and weak.
  • Their own church's authoritative teachings are concerned.
  • The text of Ibelin became a textus receptus - but it also became overlaid by glosses, for it was used as authoritative in the kingdom of Cyprus after the loss of the kingdom of Jerusalem, and it needed expounding.
  • Its independent value is small, but it sometimes fills a gap left by the more authoritative records.
  • It is therefore reasonable to hold that the Hebrew Psalter was completed and recognized as an authoritative collection long enough before 130 B.C. to allow of its passing to the Greek-speaking Jews in Alexandria.