Sentence Examples


  • Cowed by the bold seizure of their leaders, the states of Holland submitted.
  • He evacuated Egypt and returned home cowed (Dan.
  • His organ United Ireland declared that the new courts must be cowed into giving satisfactory decisions.
  • The mutineers were completely cowed; the king of Delhi was taken and reserved for trial; and his sons were shot by Catain Hodson, after unconditional surrender, an act which has since been the theme of much reprobation, but which commended itself at the time to Hodson's comrades as wise and justifiable.
  • The father wa.s manifestly a man of great energy who cowed his unruly nobles by murder, forced the Orospedans to recognize his superiority, swept away the Suevic kingdom which had lingered in the north-west, and checked the raids of the Basques.