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staved Sentence Examples

  • Mahmud to hope for revenge, and a renewal of the conflict was only staved off by the anxious efforts of the powers.

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  • He had interested the king, and to some extent the nation, in a spirited foreign policy, had diverted their attention from domestic questions, and had staved off that parliamentary attack on the church which had been threatened fifteen years before.

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  • She staved off panic and tried to organize her thoughts.

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  • She staved off panic and tried to organize her thoughts.

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  • Meanwhile in Turkey national bankruptcy was brought within measurable distance by the sultan's extravagance and the incompetence of his ministers; it was staved off only by loans contracted almost annually to pay the interest on their predecessors.

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  • Mahmud to hope for revenge, and a renewal of the conflict was only staved off by the anxious efforts of the powers.

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  • He had interested the king, and to some extent the nation, in a spirited foreign policy, had diverted their attention from domestic questions, and had staved off that parliamentary attack on the church which had been threatened fifteen years before.

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  • I also staved off hunger better when I kept up my water intake.

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