Sever sentence example
A'Ran reached forward to sever the connection.
Daily I fight the urge to sever it completely, to stop this descent...
The hunter drew his bow, but only managed to sever the paw of the wolf before the wolf ran off.
Its aim was to sever German communications with Constantinople by knocking Bulgaria out of the war.
Memon's numbers were not what she expected, but they were enough to sever most of the main roads from the interior to the coast and Tiyan.Advertisement
Soon after, they share one final moment in bed together - a celebratory sexual dalliance to effectively sever all emotional ties.
Here the enzyme Eco RI is used to sever plasmid DNA which is then re-joined using DNA ligase.
It is from the verb " sever " but it is past, passive, and adjectival, i.e. a perfective passive participle.
It had been entirely sundered from the body; whoever had cut his throat had managed to sever the neck as well.
This expert swordsman was able to sever the head of Anne Boleyn with one blow.Advertisement
Why should two hearts, together twined, Be sever'd by stern Fate's decree?
Daily I fight the urge to sever it completely, to stop this descent.. .
Maggie gives Steph some sobering information - should she sever all ties with Woody?
Using a super sharp knife sever the head from the body.
Stake a small, unstable tree if needed, but be careful to place the stakes far enough away from the tree that you won't sever roots.Advertisement
Feverfew- can cause sever bleeding if taken with anti-clotting medications.
Although some sponsors decided to sever ties, Speedo was satisfied with Phelps's statement of contrition and has remained proudly on his side.
Soult held Battle of a strong position behind Orthes on heights command Orthes, ing the roads to Dax and St Sever.
In the last-named department it soon becomes navigable, namely, at St Sever, after passing which it is joined on the left by the Larcis, Gabas, Louts.
The existing species of things having thus been transferred, with all their specialities, to the prehistoric stage, they were multiplied endlessly in number, by reducing their size through continued subdivision; at the same time each one thing is so indissolubly connected with every other that the keenest analysis can never completely sever them.Advertisement
Raised by a sadistic Other who beat her, the Magician Yully had used the magic of all of them to kill the creature that planned to use her to sever the boundary between mortal and immortal worlds before wiping out Watchers and humans.
Why should two hearts, together twined, Be sever 'd by stern Fate 's decree?
Yahoo mail is occasionally down for sever maintenance or repair - causing users dismay.
It appeared, and soon its author was more lauded and decried than any other thinker of his time; but the first effect of its publication was to sever his connexion with the exiled royalist party, and to throw him for protection on the revolutionary Government.
On the contrary, the districts in question have invariably formed part of the state from which it is now proposed to sever them, and they are separated from Natal by mountains which form a welldefined natural boundary.Advertisement
One only of these - the "Osma" of 1203 - preserves the Apostolic pictures; among the remaining examples, that of "St Sever," now at Paris, and dating from about 1030, is the most valuable; that of "Valcavado," recently in the Ashburnham Library, executed in 970, is the earliest; that of "Turin," dating from about 110o, is perhaps the most curious.
The third law appointed a court for trying ecclesiastical offences, to which was given the right of suspending both priests and bishops, and a fourth determined the procedure necessary for those who wished to sever their connection with the Roman Catholic Church.
He approved of the subsequent decision of the Labour party to sever itself from the Coalition, and to appeal to the electorate in Dec. 1918 for independent support, announcing as his own battle-cry " No more war."
The widespread opinion that this sense first asserted itself in reference to the Arab root aj+ (faraqa), " sever," or " decide," is open to considerable doubt.
In 1442 he relieved successively Saint Sever, Dax, Marmande, La Reole, and in 1444 Henry VI.Advertisement
I think there can be no doubt that in any great public, or popular, or national question and movement the mere fact of calling these people different nations would not make them so, nor would the fact of a mere fordable stream running between them sever their sympathies or prevent them from acting in unison....
Its chief employment was to lay things bare and sever them from their surroundings, in order that they might be contemplated in their simplicity, with rigid exactness, as objects of thought, apart from the illusion and exaggeration that attends them when presented to sense and imagination.
There has, been a long struggle between liberals and churchmen in Colombia, and at one time the latter completely lost their political influence over the government, but the common people remained loyal to the Church, and the upper classes found it impossible to sever the ties which bound them to it.
When Lord Beaconsfield appealed to the country in March 1880, he reminded the country in a letter to the viceroy, the duke of Marlborough, that there was a party in Ireland " attempting to sever the constitutional tie which unites it to Great Britain in that bond which has favoured the power and prosperity of both," and that such an agitation might in the end be " scarcely less disastrous than pestilence and famine."
The immediate effect of his suspension was the sale of 18, 000 copies of the condemned sermon; its permanent effect was to make Pusey for the next quarter of a century the most influential person in the Anglican Church, for it was one of the causes which led Newman to sever himself from that communion.Advertisement
These Sigurd forged into a new sword, so hard that with it he could cleave the anvil and so sharp that it would sever a flock of wool floating against it down stream; and, so armed, he sought and slew the dragon.
While she despised the man, her feelings still lacked a motive to sever his rope in cold blood and watch him plummet down to the rocks and churning river below.
She nodded as Hilden indicated the armies to the south, where Memon was positioned to sever the route to her armies.
The root has nothing to do with resting in the sense of enjoying repose; in transitive forms and applications it means to "sever," to "put an end to," and intransitively it means to "desist," to "come to an end."
Similar maps illustrating the Commentaries exist at St Sever (1050), Paris (1203), and Tunis; others are rectangular, the oldest being in Lord Ashburnham's library (970).Advertisement
The emperor decided to throw the bulk of his force on Blucher, and, having routed him, turn south on Schwarzenberg and sever his communications with Bohemia.
At the same time Hill, having found a ford above Orthes, was turning the French left, when Soult retreated just in time to save being cut off, withdrawing towards St Sever, which he reached on the 28th of February.
Three others - "Valladolid" of about 1035, "Madrid" of 1047, and "London" of 1109 - are derivatives of the "Valcavado-Ashburnham" of 970; the eighth, "Paris II," is connected, though not very intimately, with "St Sever," otherwise "Paris I"; the ninth and tenth, "Gerona" and "Paris III," belong to the Turin group of Beatus maps.
The men of the new learning did not sever themselves from Christianity, but they became indifferent to it; its conceptions seemed to them dim and faded, while there was a constantly increasing charm in literature, in philosophy and in art.
From St Sever Soult turned eastwards to Aire, where he covered the roads to Bordeaux and Toulouse.Advertisement
The saints of the Hebrew nation were sure that as God had entered into fellowship with them, death could not sever them from his presence.