Sentence Examples


  • I'm beginning to despise public officials.
  • "Mary, you must despise me!" he would say.
  • His fertile mind instantly suggested to him a point of view which gave him a right to despise the adjutant and the minister.
  • From the defeat at Pharsalus, to which he had contributed by affecting to despise his late comrades, he fled to Corcyra, and thence to Africa.
  • They, nevertheless, after some hesitation, hoping that the government would despise the warning, determined to proceed with their plans, and were encouraged in their resolution by Fawkes, who visited the cellar on the 30th and reported that nothing had been moved or touched.