Entanglements sentence example

entanglements
  • The Lun-Ho valley Where it cut through the line was closed by entanglements and fougasses, and swept by batteries on each side.
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  • Various means were tried for the destruction of entanglements.
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  • Instead of reducing chaos to order and concentrating his attention, as Brand had done in the Free State, on establishing security and promoting industry, he took up, with all its entanglements, the policy of intrigues with native chiefs beyond the border and the dream of indefinite expansion.
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  • Wire entanglements were disposed in repeated lines in front of the defences, but they were not of a strong type.
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  • At Chi-Kuan Fort the terreplein of the fort had been covered with entanglements defended by machine guns on the gorge parapets, and the Japanese could make no way.
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  • It may, like the Stoic, assert freedom by holding aloof from the entanglements of real life, or like the sceptic regard the world as a delusion, or finally, as the " unhappy consciousness " (Ungliickliches Bewusstseyn), may be a recurrent falling short of a perfection which it has placed above it in the heavens.
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  • His ambition led him into foreign entanglements; he made a secret treaty with the duke of Savoy which was to give him right of way to Genoa, and made arrangements for a partition of the duchy of Milan.
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  • Reading these letters, Nicholas felt a dread of their wanting to take him away from surroundings in which, protected from all the entanglements of life, he was living so calmly and quietly.
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  • I hate being in this predicament and this is one of the reasons I have avoided romantic entanglements until now.
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  • To continue to avoid romantic entanglements would only mean that you prolong learning relationship skills.
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  • Fashion, like romance and family entanglements, provides the cornerstone for The Bold and the Beautiful.
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  • Telenovelas focus on areas of the human condition and on the romantic entanglements of young people and how they affect their families.
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  • By offering a conclusive framework within which to tell their stories, telenovelas can explore the romantic entanglements of their young people without drawing them out too long.
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  • Harry and his friends are teenagers now and however dangerous their previous entanglements may have been, the ever-growing threat has been turned into a more forward direction by the addition of these characters.
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  • In his own kingdom Charles took some steps to reform the financial and judicial administration and so to increase his revenue; but he was soon occupied once more with foreign entanglements, and in July 1362, in alliance with Peter the Cruel, king of Castile, he invaded Aragon, deserting his new ally soon afterwards for Peter IV., king of Aragon.
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  • Important as these gains were, the treaty none the less once more illustrated the perpetual sacrifice of the true interests of the hereditary dominions of the house of Habsburg to its European entanglements.
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  • He felt most painfully the severance from his old and trusted leader, but it was forced on him by his conviction of the danger and impolicy of foreign entanglements.
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  • He was an assiduous student, commonly spending sixteen hours a day among his books; but his learning (to quote Justin Winsor's contrast between Increase and Cotton Mather) "usually left his natural ability and his education free from entanglements."
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  • The works had no deep ditches or sunk wire entanglements.
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  • barbed wire entanglements.
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  • His foreign policy was guided by the traditional antagonism of the papacy to German domination in Italy, and generally by a desire to free the Holy See as far as possible from the political entanglements of the age.
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  • We should have to tell of the great and rapid increase of the Church; of its powerful influence among the nobles and the bourgeoisie; of its direful persecutions; of its St Bartholomew massacre with 70,000 victims; of its regrettable though perhaps inevitable entanglements in politics and war; and finally of its attaining not only tolerance but also honourable recognition and protection when Henry IV.
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