Sentence Examples


  • In fact, you're the only one who violated a trust.
  • The tomb was early violated, probably in search of treasure.
  • The security of the island was apparently violated not long after 150o B.C., the Cnossian palace was sacked and burned, and Cretan art suffered an irreparable blow.
  • To add to this misfortune, during his absence some of his supporters violated the sanctuary at Westminster.
  • But with Der Ring des Nibelungen Wagner devoted himself to a story which any ordinary dramatist would find as unwieldy as, for instance, most of Shakespeare's subjects; a story in which ordinary canons of taste and probability were violated as they are in real life and in great art.