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calamitous

calamitous Sentence Examples

  • The year 1828 was a calamitous one for Brazil.

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  • His personal relations with Braddock were friendly throughout, and in the calamitous defeat he showed for the first time that fiery energy which always lay hidden beneath his calm and unruffled exterior.

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  • In 1911 he made a violent speech in the Grand Sobranje, opposing the amendment to the constitution by which the King was given the right to make secret treaties, and in 1913 he openly accused the King of having brought about the calamitous war with Serbia.

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  • Few towns have had a more chequered or calamitous history.

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  • Few towns have had a more chequered or calamitous history.

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  • The military events of the war, calamitous for Peru, are dealt with in the article Chile Peruvian War.

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  • in January 1387, and his reign was a period of peace and order, thus contrasting sharply with the long and calamitous reign of his father.

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  • A calamitous atmospheric feature is the periodical arrival of storms called typhoons (Japanese tai-fu or great wind).

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  • But the calamitous situation of England at the moment of his death, on the 19th of October 1216, was in the main his work; and while he lived a national reaction in favour of the dynasty was out of the question.

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  • In 1841 the ancient church of the Holy Sepulchre at Cambridge was robbed of most of its interest by a calamitous " restoration " carried out under the superintendence and partly at the charge of the Camden Society.

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  • The moan of that wounded beast (the French army) which betrayed its calamitous condition was the sending of Lauriston to Kutuzov's camp with overtures for peace.

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  • He was, however, like many of his countrymen, who were active in the calamitous Revolution which afterwards took place, not sufficiently scrupulous about the means by which those ends were to be accomplished.

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  • Phemius pleases the suitors by singing of the calamitous return of the Greeks; Demodocus sings of a quarrel between Ulysses and Achilles, and afterwards of the wooden horse and the capture of Troy.

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  • Expeditions in the Hejaz and Yemen were more successful, and the conquest of Cyprus in 1571, which provided Selim with his favourite vintage, led to the calamitous naval defeat of Lepanto in the same year, the moral importance of which has often been under-estimated, and which at least freed the Mediterranean from the corsairs by whom it was infested.

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  • calamitous results.

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  • The year 1828 was a calamitous one for Brazil.

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  • calamitous effect on small countries like ours.

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  • calamitous mistake in the World Cup Final, Oliver Kahn's life has spun out of control.

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  • calamitous consequences.

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  • calamitous failure.

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  • But the terminator technology could also spread to neighboring food crops, with potentially calamitous effects on food production.

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  • Premonition A premonition occurs when future events, often calamitous in nature, are foreknown via individual psychic experience.

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  • On 13th September, 1645, at Philiphaugh outside Selkirk, this was to prove calamitous.

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  • The man who attempted, with such calamitous results, to clean the daguerreotype in 1934 was Mr. John H. Gear.

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  • gleeful home fans had departed to the concourses for a premature half-time cuppa and they missed a calamitous mistake from Huth.

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  • More calamitous still was the Unionist decision to cast in its lot with Prussian militarism during the First World War.

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  • In 1911 he made a violent speech in the Grand Sobranje, opposing the amendment to the constitution by which the King was given the right to make secret treaties, and in 1913 he openly accused the King of having brought about the calamitous war with Serbia.

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  • He was, however, like many of his countrymen, who were active in the calamitous Revolution which afterwards took place, not sufficiently scrupulous about the means by which those ends were to be accomplished.

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  • in January 1387, and his reign was a period of peace and order, thus contrasting sharply with the long and calamitous reign of his father.

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  • The military events of the war, calamitous for Peru, are dealt with in the article Chile Peruvian War.

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  • A calamitous atmospheric feature is the periodical arrival of storms called typhoons (Japanese tai-fu or great wind).

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  • But this Mogul visitation was most calamitous; forty persons, indeed, are stated to have alone survived the general massacre of 1232, and as a similar catastrophe overtook the city at the hands of Timur in 1398, when the local dynasty of Kurt, which had succeeded the Ghorides in eastern Khorasan, was put an end to, it is astonishing to find that early in the 15th century Herat was again flourishing and populous, and the favoured seat of the art and literature of the East.

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  • But the calamitous situation of England at the moment of his death, on the 19th of October 1216, was in the main his work; and while he lived a national reaction in favour of the dynasty was out of the question.

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  • In 1841 the ancient church of the Holy Sepulchre at Cambridge was robbed of most of its interest by a calamitous " restoration " carried out under the superintendence and partly at the charge of the Camden Society.

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  • Expeditions in the Hejaz and Yemen were more successful, and the conquest of Cyprus in 1571, which provided Selim with his favourite vintage, led to the calamitous naval defeat of Lepanto in the same year, the moral importance of which has often been under-estimated, and which at least freed the Mediterranean from the corsairs by whom it was infested.

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  • Phemius pleases the suitors by singing of the calamitous return of the Greeks; Demodocus sings of a quarrel between Ulysses and Achilles, and afterwards of the wooden horse and the capture of Troy.

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  • His personal relations with Braddock were friendly throughout, and in the calamitous defeat he showed for the first time that fiery energy which always lay hidden beneath his calm and unruffled exterior.

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  • Entering big rapids with your raft in the wrong position or missing an important mid-rapid move will often yield a calamitous outcome.

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