Sentence Examples


  • The other noble families which remained he exacted 400 hostages whom he put in the care of his ally Lygdamis.
  • Exacted from his subjects.
  • Was compelled by financial necessities, created in part by the heavy war-indemnity exacted by Rome, to pursue an unambitious policy, and was assassinated by his minister Heliodorus.
  • The begum was charged with having abetted Chait Sing in his rebellion; and after the severest pressure applied to herself and her attendant eunuchs, a fine of more than a million sterling was exacted from her.
  • The carrier gave a receipt for the consignment, took all responsibility and exacted a receipt on delivery.