Breached sentence example
He breached her comfort zone in a way that left her shaken, scared.
The walls were breached.
Geological evidence shows that this gap was once bridged by a continuous isthmus which according to the temple records was breached by a violent storm in 1480.
He kissed her first, enjoying the feel of her blood coursing beneath his lips, then, as his fangs breached her skin, he braced for the burning that never came.
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The bay itself is a shallow indentation of the coast, and is fringed with high picturesque cliffs, breached in places by steepsided narrow gullies.
South of it is the stronghold of Masada, built by Jonathan Maccabaeus and fortified by Herod in 42 B.C., where the last stand of the Jews was made against the Romans after the fall of Jerusalem, and where the garrison, when the defences were breached, slew themselves rather than fall into Roman hands.
Procurator fiscal Ms Sue Foard opposed bail, saying Mahady had breached previous orders in the past.
We reserve the right to disqualify any entrant if we have reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of these Competition Terms.
Damage from Hurricane Katrina is complicated by widespread flooding from breached levees.Advertisement
The 20ft high embankment was breached during the 1968 floods and a good deal of the clay puddling was scoured out.
The breached dam at the foot of the NW ridge was also an impressive sight, meriting a few photos.
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Article 6, the right to a fair trial, is breached.
Nineveh, according to Herodotus, was besieged by Cyaxares and the Medes but saved by Madyes and the Scythians some twenty or more years before the Medes in alliance with Nabopolassar, king of Babylon, finally took it, c. 606 B.C. Much conjecture has been lavished upon the varying accounts which have reached us of the capture, but it seems probable that a heavy flood or the besiegers burst the great dam and while thus emptying the moats launched a flood against the west wall on the inside and thus breached the defences.Advertisement
Of course once security is breached you need to reappraise the whole situation.
The dam was breached and the lake drained after the Civil War, as part of rendering the castle useless as a military stronghold.
At Chi-Kuan, the counterscarp gallery had been breached by an ill-managed Russian mine on the 23rd of October and the Japanese got in through the breach and made a lodgment.
A second successive scoreless stalemate means Alan Curbishley 's side has only been breached once in the last seven top-flight clashes on home territory.
In 2002 the ECHR decided that not allowing transgender people to marry breached their rights under Article 12.Advertisement
Protest when the laws are not transposed correctly into national legislation or when they are breached.
A judgment may be all that is required to vindicate a right which is breached.
And what happens when a contract is breached when a swimmer can't perform well in one suit and opts for another company's design?
Once trust has been breached, children not only receive a consequence, children also have to work hard to regain that trust.
Regardless of studies, children gain a sense of security, discipline, and self-worth when parents set understandable and consistent boundaries that lead to logical consequences when breached.Advertisement
Knowing it was a bad omen for the early foundings of a city to be breached so easily, Romulus killed Remus.
As with most social networks, Twitter has unwritten rules of etiquette that once breached, are difficult to take back.
By dawn, the intruders were driven beyond the breached wall, and stonecutters and woodworkers summoned to begin repairing the wall behind the ongoing battle.
The Russians marched in two columns, which lost touch of one another, and as it was quite impossible for either to engage the French singlehanded, they both retired again towards Smolensk, where with an advanced guard in the town itself - which possessed an oldfashioned brick enceinte not to be breached by field artillery alone - the two columns reunited and deployed for action behind the unfordable Dnieper.
The last German fortified system had been breached on this.
The Hindenburg line had been breached on a front of nine miles, and an average advance of seven miles effected in the face of the most formidable obstacles, both natural and artificial.
At the south-east corner the rim of the crater is, as it were, breached by a deep crevasse through which the Abai escapes, and here develops a great semicircular bend like that of the Takazze, but in the reverse direction - east, south and north-west - down to the plains of Sennar, where it takes the name of Bahr-el-Azrak or Blue Nile.