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grander Sentence Examples

  • The rest of the pro-Roman party were forced or persuaded to join the rebels and prepared for war on a grander scale.

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  • Neumayr was the first to attempt to restore the grander earth outlines of the earth as a whole in Jurassic times.

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  • poli, they are grander and more massive.

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  • He imparted to the title a grander significance out of the riches of his personality.

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  • Far higher and grander than the Coast Range, the Sierra is much less complicated, being indeed essentially one chain of great simplicity of structure.

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  • Tannhauser is on a grander scale, but its musical execution is disappointing.

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  • The system of Democritus was altogether antitheistic. But, although he rejected the notion of a deity taking part in the creation or government of the universe, he yielded to popular prejudice so far as to admit the existence of a class of beings, of the same form as men, grander, composed of very subtle atoms, less liable to dissolution, but still mortal, dwelling in the upper regions of air.

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  • The notion that the ruined cities now buried in the Central-American forests were of great antiquity and the work of extinct nations has no solid evidence; some of them may have been already abandoned before the conquest, but others were inhabited by the ancestors of the Indians who now build their mean huts and till their patches of maize round the relics of the grander life of their ancestors.

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  • As a rule, the larger the geographic theatre the grander the radiation.

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  • London south of the Thames has none of the grander characteristics of the wealthy districts to the north.

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  • His most important work is his Histoire de la rivalite de la France et de l'Angleterre (in 11 vols., 1 77 1 - 1 777); and among his other works may be mentioned Essai de rhetorique francaise, a l'usage des jeunes demoiselles (1745), often reprinted, and in 1822 with a life of the author; Histoire de Marie de Bourgogne (1757); Histoire de Francois I" (7 vols., 1776-1779); Histoire des grander querelles entre Charles V.

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  • There was thus no grander lineage in China than that of Confucius; and on all his progenitors, since the throne of Shang passed from their line, with perhaps one exception, he could look back with complacency.

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  • As the conversation began to assume a loftier and grander tone, we gradually shoved our chairs farther apart till they touched the wall in opposite corners, and then commonly there was not room enough.

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  • The success at the bridge of Lodi (loth of May) seems first to have inspired in the young general dreams of a grander career than that of a successful general of the Revolution; while his narrow escape at the bridge of Arcola in November strengthened his conviction that he was destined for a great future.

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  • The war of 1672-78, the first of the three great wars of Louis XIV., was fought on a grander scale.

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  • This being the Special Edition release, the scenes of cloud city Bespin include newer graphics with a far grander perspective.

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  • No high profile hijacks for this lot, they operate on a much grander scale.

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  • syphond thoughts of being able to siphon water to my lower beds, but since then I've been dreaming of grander things!

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  • The grander features of the relief of the lithosphere or stony crust of the earth control the distribution of the hydrosphere or collected waters which gather into the hollows, filling them up to a height corresponding to the volume, and thus producing the important practical division of the surface into land and water.

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  • David accomplished the conquests of Saul but on a grander scale; " Saul hath slain his thousands and David his tens of thousands " is the popular couplet comparing the relative merits of the rival dynasts.

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  • Naturalist, 1906, pp. 7 6 9-795, 82 9- 8 59) finds that foremost in the long series of causes which lead to extinction are the grander environmental changes, such as physiographic changes, diminished or contracted land areas, substitution of insular for continental conditions; changes of climate and secular lowering of temperature accompanied by deforestation and checking of the food supply; changes influencing the mating period as well as fertility; changes causing increased humidity, which in turn favours enemies among insect life.

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  • Many were our regrets that we had no dynamite handy for a grander display than our puny personal efforts would command.

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  • I had thoughts of being able to siphon water to my lower beds, but since then I 've been dreaming of grander things !

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  • In the grander scheme of things, however, most people know that stress is not helpful to the body, and when there is an underlying medical condition, such as hypertension, it can only hurt, not help any effort to get better.

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  • Experience the whistling wind and the Pacific waves keeping you company on an expedition which transports sailors into another land, faster and grander than all other sailboats in Los Cabos.

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  • Pogo actually has its origins in a grander EA project.

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