Flouted sentence example

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  • In one instance at least his advice was openly flouted.
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  • Only in economics, it seems, are natural laws persistently flouted.
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  • His political ideal for France was that of the monarchy, rescued from all association with the abuses of the old rgime and broad-based upon the peoples will; his practical counsel was that the king should frankly proclaim this ideal to the people as his own, should compete with the Assembly for popular favor, while at the same time using every means to win over those by whom his authority was flouted.
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  • Additionally, there are many instances in existing UNHCR camps where protection has been blatantly flouted.
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  • The Prime Minister has deliberately flouted the rules to allow rich men to fund his craving for power.
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  • The Act only formally allows abortion for health reasons, albeit in general terms which are routinely flouted.
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  • He too is flouted, and in his rage tortures and slays her and her companions.
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  • The Zealots' zeal for the Law and the Temple was flouted by their pro-Roman king.
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  • Thus the two great houses of Orsini and Colonna, who had long fought for predominance in Rome and often flouted the pope's authority, were subjugated, and a great step achieved towards consolidating the Borgia's power.
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  • The Allies, so far from attempting to restore order, withdrew their forces and allowed their authority to be flouted.
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  • Erasmus never flouted at religion nor even at theology as such, but only at blind and intemperate theologians.
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  • He flouted life and all philosophies but the Cynic in light compositions, partly in prose and partly in verse.
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  • The name of "Tariff Commission," given to this voluntary and unofficial body, was a good deal criticized, but though flouted by the political free-traders it set to work in earnest, and accumulated a mass of evidence as to the real facts of trade, which promised to be invaluable to economic inquirers.
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  • In a speech at Stirling on the 23rd of November, Sir Henry appeared to him to have deliberately flouted his well-known susceptibilities by once more writing Home Rule in large letters on the party programme, and he declared at Bodmin that he would "never serve under that banner."
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  • But Richard wds tactless; he openly flouted his two uncles, John of Gaunt and Thomas of Woodstock, and took no pains to conciliate either the baronage or the commons.
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