Sentence examples for congeries from high-quality English sources.

  • What prevents it from simply being a congeries of national—or at the most regional—histories?

  • These words, including such gems as “boondocky” and “congeries”, hang together amicably but fail to cause sparks.

  • It was poor strategy to set up a congeries of policy groups and expect them to provide the basis for a common framework of policy.

  • It is a typically early-Cubist, dun-colored congeries of arrowing lines and shaded planes, nudging in and out of shallow pictorial depth.

  • Within that great area, however, there was no settled administration, only a congeries of quarreling chiefs.

  • Or what, in despair of a more subtle, less reductive phrase, we can call the congeries of predilections toward self-hurt, self-erasure, self-repudiation in women.

  • Early in the 9th century a scion of the old royal family migrated to western Tibet and founded successor kingdoms there, and by 889 Tibet was a mere congeries of separate lordships.

  • In Paralipomena, Cardano defines the human species as an amalgam of forms (tota humana species congeries quaedam est), a “mass” that is in constant evolution (succrescit atque decrescit):

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  • This congeries of ideas included careful grassroots political work, patience, guerrilla techniques gradually leading to conventional operations as the opposition weakened, and the selective use of terror.

  • Instead, most see a postmodern developing world with a congeries of national or tribal histories, without closures or conventional narratives, whose unity, if it has one at all, was imposed by the imperialist power.

  • Paul, whose batty-grandpa personality and oddball mélange of pacifism, anarcho-libertarian radicalism, and crackpot economics attracts an equally eccentric congeries of Tea Partiers and bong partiers, has done Romney no discernible harm.

  • When, in the 1820s, Comte wrote calling for a new science, one with humans as social animals as its subject, he assuredly had but a single encompassing science of society in mind—not a congeries of disciplines, each concerned with some single aspect of human behaviour in society.

  • During the run-up to last week’s Presidential debate, the congeries of journalists, columnists, bloggers, television commentators, politicians, and “strategists” who collectively craft the conventional wisdom reached a cautious consensus: Mitt Romney would probably do better than expected.

  • At a long-shut United States Air Force base, women who were about to graduate from a business-computing course looked one day like a congeries of Whistler’s mothers: clad in black plastic hairdresser’s capes with white tab collars, they waited tight-lipped for their waist-long hair to be snipped into blunt cuts and bangs.

  • Before he was a painter he was a miner, a preordained job for anybody born as he was in Spennymoor, a dozen miles north of Shildon and one of the small colliery towns among a congeries of others such as Ferryhill, Crook and Willington in the coal-heavy triangle between the A1 and the A67 routes in Co Durham northwards to Scotland.

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    • 6 sentence examples for congeries from Encyclopedia Britannica
    • 1 sentence examples for congeries from The Economist
    • 2 sentence examples for congeries from The Guardian
    • 5 sentence examples for congeries from The New Yorker
    • 1 sentence examples for congeries from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
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    • • Relevant word or phrase for congeries is conglomeration
    • • Relevant word or phrase for congeries is aggregate

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