Sentence Examples


  • There was no purpose in delaying the unpleasant chore.
  • He seems to have tried to stir up both the Indians and the Spaniards to prevent the survey of the southern boundary of the United States in 1797 and 1798, and succeeded in delaying Commissioner Andrew Ellicott for several months in this important task.
  • By delaying the Confederate general J.
  • He was singularly unfortunate even when he gave in, delaying his acquiescence until it had the air of a surrender.
  • The old French oil of turpentine is the best antidote to use in phosphorus poisoning, delaying the toxic effects; but ordinary oils are not only useless but harmful.