Sentence Examples


  • It is well established that Urban preached the sermon at Clermont which gave the impetus to the crusades.
  • This discovery gave a new impetus to prospecting in south-western Nevada, and it was soon discovered that the district was not an isolated mining region but was in the heart of a great mineral belt.
  • Lannes was checked, and with his repulse the impetus of the attack died out all along the line.
  • The zone tariff has given a great impetus both to passenger and goods traffic in Hungary, and has been adopted on some of the Austrian railways.
  • A fresh impetus to commerce was given by the opening in 1910 of the railway from Tongking, a line built by French engineers and with French capital.