Bordeaux was a persuasive man with a tendency to move fast - apparently not only with women.
Betsy named him Bumpus after his tendency to crash into immovable objects as he dashed around our house and yard.
I didn't particularly want to but I've always had a tendency to please.
I can't picture him fighting or picking on anyone, but if I closely consider the signs, I can see his tendency to take advantage of others, if only in a self-serving way.
The last thing Denton needed was a fiery redhead with a tendency to speak her mind.
In 1862, misled by the constitutional tendency of Austrian politics, he publicly declared in favour of the Great German party.
It seems impossible to deny that the tendency of his principles and his arguments is mainly in the line of a metaphysical absolute, as the necessary completion and foundation of all being and knowledge.
The same tendency is still more pronounced in Arnold Geulincx.
The theory of value-judgments is part too of his ultra-practical tendency: both "metaphysic" and "mysticism" are ruthlessly condemned.
Although the differences between the Old School and the New School were much less in 1869 than in 1837 - during the separation the New School was conservative, the Old School liberal, in tendency - there were serious dissensions in the northern church after the union.
In the skeleton the second and third toes are distinctly more slender than the fourth, showing a tendency towards the character so marked in the following families.
Indian Vedic henotheism (otherwise called kathenotheism); 3 Semitic monolatry, so important as the probable starting-point of religious development in Israel; the Greek use of " Zeus " almost as we say " God " - even the attempt to arrange deities in a monarchical pantheon, all show the tendency, though it so seldom attains a real victory.
This tendency to only be able to see new technology as an extension of the old is exactly the phenomena we have seen with the Internet.
Friends tried to discourage this tendency, fearing lest it would lead to disappointment.
One of Helen's old habits, that is strongest and hardest to correct, is a tendency to break things.
Naturally, there was at first a strong tendency on her part to use only the important words in a sentence.
After the illness, when they were dependent on signs, Helen's tendency to gesture developed.
He now felt ashamed of his speech with its constitutional tendency and sought an opportunity of effacing it.
What would then have become of the activity of all those who opposed the tendency that then prevailed in the government--an activity that in the opinion of the historians was good and beneficent?