How to use Upholds in a sentence
The stem of Yggdrasil upholds the earth, while its branches overshadow the world and reach up beyond the heavens.
The work upholds the doctrine of resistance, but affirms that resistance must come from properly constituted authorities and objects to anything which savours of anabaptism or other extreme views.
It was then, too, that his most celebrated production, the Discourses concerning Government, was concluded, in which he upholds the doctrine of the mutual compact and traverses the High Tory positions from end to end.
In especial he vindicates the propriety of resistance to kingly oppression or misrule, upholds the existence of an hereditary nobility interested in their country's good as the firmest barrier against such oppression, and maintains the authority of parliaments.
He upholds the theory of Creatianism (that a soul is specially created for each human being).Advertisement
This bourgeoisie and the modern state that it upholds stand and fall with the motion of a constitutional state, whose magna carta is municipal and spiritual liberty, institutions with which the ideas of the Curia are in direct conflict.
He must be perfectly unembarrassed in the service of God, not bound by the common ties of life, nor entangled by relationships, which if he transgresses he will lose the character of a man of honour, while if he upholds them he will cease to be the messenger, watchman and herald of the gods.
He resembles the first in his method of investigating the end which human nature is intended to realize; he reminds of the other by the consistency with which he upholds the absolute supremacy of moral law.
Our apocryph upholds the Pharisaic contention.
With their assistanee he sets forth and upholds, in opposition to the gnostic dualism, i.e.Advertisement
Mississippi also upholds the South's well-deserved reputation for warm, hospitable people; balmy year-round weather; and truly delectable cuisine.
In common with the Catholic Church SPUC defends and upholds the sanctity of human life from conception until natural death.
It upholds the supremacy of the constitution and requires that government officials must obey and operate within the framework of the law.
Motor Caravan Magazine proudly upholds many traditions - our annual Quality Awards, for example, or our comprehensive Insurance Survey.
It is not necessary to multiply authors, as is done, for example, by Siegfried, who supposes four principal writers (a pessimistic philosopher, an Epicurean glossator, a sage who upholds the value of wisdom, and an orthodox editor) besides a number of annotators; it is sufficient to assume that several conservative scribes have made short additions to the original work.Advertisement
Rather we see a socialism which protects cultural diversity and upholds self-determination for all nations.
America is a Christian country - there must be a Christian response that upholds the sanctity of life.
The Breitling Chrono Colt Quartz II Men's 590 is available for a little over $2,000 and upholds the Breitling standard of quality.
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