Sentence Examples


  • But the plot being discovered during their inactivity, the conspirators were banished to Africa, and Tira-dentes, the leader, was hanged.
  • Dean vacillated between the contentment of inactivity and the frustration of trying to change the unchangeable.
  • Events, indeed, might readily have gone in favour of the moderates had Carnot acted with decision; but he relapsed into strange inactivity, while Barras and his military tool prepared to coerce the majority.
  • Ewell's men were raiding unchecked as far north as the Susquehanna, while Hooker was compelled to inactivity before the forces of Hill and Longstreet.
  • Yet this relative inactivity of the Serbs gave the Bulgarians one more opportunity, which they seized.