Disarming sentence example
- His smile was so disarming that she couldn't help smiling back.
- Though he had succeeded in disarming all organized opposition in parliament, the hostility displayed against him in the nation, arising from his Scottish nationality, his character as favourite, his peace policy and the resignation of the popular hero Pitt, was overwhelming.
- Whilst all Europe was disarming he kept his troops, and used peace as a means of conquest.
- Sgt Estcourt was awarded a divisional commendation for disarming a suicidal man who had a knife.
- His smile was disarming.Advertisement
- The disarming of ethnic Albanian guerrillas, no less essential to peace, will not be easy.
- These were delivered in his renowned style with erudition, punctuated by a disarming slight stutter.
- Copernicus was seized with apoplexy and paralysis towards the close of 1542, and died on the 24th of May 1543, happily unconscious that the fine Epistle, in which he had dedicated his life's work to Paul III., was marred of its effect by an anonymous preface, slipt in by Andreas Osiander (1498-1552), with a view to disarming prejudice by insisting upon the purely hypothetical character of the reasonings it introduced.
- Complete with a mesh lining, a back right pocket, as well as two cargo pockets, these $5.00 trunks are disarming in their simplicity.
- In one episode, Seagal takes some time to teach his deputy team some Aikido techniques for real-world applications, like defending against or disarming a gun.Advertisement
- On the 10th an ultimatum was sent to Toulba Pasha, the military commandant, intimating that the bombardment would commence at sunrise on the following morning unless the batteries on the isthmus of Ras-el-Tin and the southern shore of the harbour of Alexandria were previously surrendered for the purpose of disarming.
- It is the same to campaign for the disarming of ordinary British citizens.
- If you have played RS3 then you'll know exactly what to expect -- a lot of rescuing hostages and disarming highly conspicuous bombs.
- On the 6th of December he protested with three other peers against the measure sent up from the Commons enforcing the disarming of all convicted recusants and taking bail from them to keep the peace; he was the only peer to dissent from the motion declaring the existence of an Irish plot; and though believing in the guilt and voting for the death of Lord Stafford, he interceded, according to his own account, 3 with the king for him as well as for Langhorne and Plunket.
- The state of the Lebanon went from bad to worse, and at last, in January 1842, the Turkish government appointed Omar Pasha as administrator of the Druses and Maronites, with a council of four chiefs from each party; but the pasha, attempting to effect a disarming, was besieged in November in the castle of Beit ed-Din by the Druses under Shibli el-Arrian.Advertisement
- Monmouth's enterprise made no stir, but gave an excuse for disarming the Protestant militia.
- A disarming act, and the prohibition of the highland dress, did not indeed break, but it transferred to other fields the military spirit of the clans.