How to use Time-serving in a sentence

time-serving
  • He was at that time serving as a lieutenant in the Prussian life-guards at Potsdam.

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  • He seems, in fact, to have agreed with the foreign policy of the Tories and with the home policy of the Whigs, and naturally incurred the reproach of time-serving and the hearty abuse of both parties.

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  • Baron Cuvier in his Eloge historique of Fourcroy repels the charge, but he can scarcely be acquitted of time-serving indifference, if indeed active, though secret, participation be not proved against him.

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  • De Quincey has said that the book is equally divided between "empty truisms and time-serving Dutch falsehoods."

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  • No crusade ever had a truer laureate than the author of " The Virginia Slave Mother," " The Pastoral Letter " - one of his stinging ballads against a time-serving Church- " A Sabbath Scene," and " The Slaves of Martinique."

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  • He is best known for his time serving successive chancellors of the Exchequer at HM Treasury.

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  • Afterwards the constant and easy changes of allegiance, as one faction or the other was in the ascendant, the wholesale confiscations and attainders, the never-ending executions, the sudden prosperity of adventurers, the premium on time-serving and intrigue, sufficed to make the whole nation cynical and sordid.

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