Sentence Examples


  • For keyed or fretted instruments a compromise is indispensable.
  • France, and was fretted almost beyond endurance by the quarrels of Federalist politicians over the distribution of commissions.
  • Coast is fretted into bays and promontories, and a large number of islets lie off it.
  • The necessity of devising compromises with men who had formerly been his tools fretted him both in mind and body.
  • Thence over the whole southward stretch to Mizen Head in county Cork is found that physical appearance of a cliff-bound coast fretted with deep fjord-like inlets and fringed with many islands, which throughout the world is almost wholly confined to western seaboards.