English words and Examples of Usage

use "rebuff" in a sentence

He had also been told to rebuff any Pakistani overtures for a tour of Australia, as it was feared that they lacked appeal and would have caused a fall in ticket sales and financial losses.

In response to his rebuff by Spain, Charles came to favour alliance with France and war
Stonewall Inn on June 27, 1969 led to a three day rebellion involving over 1000 people.

As soon as Buddha Loetla Nabhalai ascended the throne, Prince Kshatranichit, the surviving son of Taksin, began the rebellion to reclaim his legitimacy.

Marfa, who has been saved by the Tsar's guards, reappears, followed by Shaklovity, who menacingly announces that the Tsar has been warned of the planned rebellion, and has issued orders to arrest the Princes Khovansky.

vernon, "Star in the East", Palgrave, p 52. However, as Krishnamurti was growing up, he showed signs of adolescent rebellion and emotional instability, chafing at the regimen imposed on him, and occasionally having doubts about the future prescribed him.

The writers' rebellion was suppressed, however, and the conservatives retained control.

The Revolution against Zahhak Zahhak now tried to consolidate his rule by coercing an assembly of the leading men of the kingdom into signing a document testifying to Zahhak's righteousness, so that no one could have any excuse for rebellion.

Stryker, p. 63. Their appearance has changed over the years; the nun motif remains the same, but it has been joined with garish drag make-up that accentuates the rebellion against gender roles and religion.

Lednicki told Szpilman of a German officer he had met at a Soviet Prisoner of War camp on his way back from his wanderings after the defeat of the Warsaw rebellion.

The rebellion in Dublin was put down in a week of fighting with about 500 deaths.

1108 more results not shown.

Academic English Words List and Example Sentences
Example sentences with the rebuff, a sentence example for rebuff, and how to make rebuff in sample sentence, how do I use the word rebuffin a sentence? How do you spell rebuff in a sentence? spelling of rebuffw

Search Example Sentences for any English Word here ....

Share on Facebook

manila selfie museum reading

The Manila selfie museum encouraging visitors to take pictures with art

Have you ever liked a piece of art so much you feel like you’re part of it? Well, a museum in the Philippines is helping people do just that. Art in Island, a museum in Manila, created by a group of Korean artists, features over a hundred unique three dimensional paintings that encourage people to pose in front of them. Each artwork is created in such a way that when...

Read More

hitler coins

Nazi hideout in Argentina

Was this a hideout for German Nazi officers? Deep in Argentina’s northern jungle, archaeologists have discovered the ruins of what may have originally been a Nazi hiding place. “It’s a defendable site, a protected site, an inaccessible site, where you can live peacefully in hiding. We believe we’ve found a refuge for the Nazi hierarchy.”Researchers from the University of Buenos Aires...

Read More

lion cubs feeding at home

Family lives with lions

When most people tell you they have a couple of cats at home, these probably aren't the type of cat you’d expect, but for one family in Gaza, these lion cubs are their household pets. Lioness Mona and Alex, who’s a male, were born in the battle-torn Gaza Strip to parents that were smuggled through a ...

Read More

window cleaners fall

Window cleaners have an accident

A terrifying ordeal for two window cleaners in China, as the platform they were working on began swinging violently and smashing into the building. The incident, which took place outside the 91st floor of the Shanghai World Financial Centre, lasted for 15 minutes with their cradle slamming into a wall at one point, sending glass flying into the building and down to the ground.

Read More

Two hundred years after the Battle of Waterloo -

Two hundred years after the Battle of Waterloo

The hat which French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte wore during the Battle of Waterloo is on its way back to the battlefield which saw his demise. The two-cornered, or bicorne hat, is normally kept in a museum in Sens in east of Paris. It was the one Napoleon wore on June 18th, 1815 when ...

Read More