Sentence Examples


  • Divested of their right to the protection of their own authorities in every respect concerning such property.
  • Civil rights are not divested by pardon.
  • He has also an appellate jurisdiction of an analogous character, which he exercises through his provincial court, whilst his diocesan jurisdiction is exercised through his consistorial court, the judges of both courts being nominated by the archbishop. His ancient testamentary and matrimonial jurisdiction was transferred to the crown by the same statutes which divested the see of Canterbury of its jurisdiction in similar matters.
  • The nodules from the "blue earth" have to be freed from matrix and divested of their opaque crust, which can be done in revolving barrels containing sand and water.
  • To what, divested of all its pomp and circumstance, was an outrageous act of political brigandage.