Sentence Examples


  • The contest was bitter, personal, factious and full of intrigue.
  • Pitt's spirit was too lofty to admit of his entering on any merely factious opposition to the government he had quitted.
  • After much factious strife, and many stormy meetings of the Witan, Edward was murdered at Corfe in 978 by some thegns of the party of the queen-dowager.
  • The nobles were now of the English, now of the French party; none could be trusted to be loyal except the clergy, and they were factious and warlike.
  • 2, where, however, Absalom's complaint that the king was inaccessible is merely factious).