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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Without any known cause of offence, a tacit acknowledgement of mutual dislike was shewn by Louis and de Patinos.
There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
If we are to have a real education along lines of expression we must begin with the "content," or cause, of expression.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Rapidity of action and a self-confidence which on the battlefield never felt itself beaten were the cause of Murat's success.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
If I am proof against my own heart, in so dear a cause, shall I not be proof against the poor allurements of vanity and sense?
She stopped, and turned to face him, an incredible shyness seeming to cause her to avoid his gaze.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The fact that her fortune was vaguely threatened did not cause her anxiety: she scarcely realized it.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Noble ambition—worthy of a less ignoble cause—a better fate!
On dit neantmoins que les Armouchiquois se craignirent de tels voysins, et cette cause firent mourir ce capitaine que j'ay dit.

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oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION