MARTIAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MARTIAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
martial
 a.  relating to, or suggestive of war; connected with the armed forces
Classic Sentence:
1  Her baby mouth tried to set in martial lines but failed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
2  Georgia was virtually under martial law now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
3  The North was determined to force the negro vote on the state and, to this end, Georgia had been declared in rebellion and put under the strictest martial law.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
4  There would be solace in Fanny's presence, knowing that she and Fanny both had lost husbands in the black days of martial law.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
5  It was a martial immensity, vigorous, a little harsh, unsoftened by kindly gardens.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
6  Another general stood in a martial pose, crossing himself by shaking his hand in front of his chest while looking about him.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXI
7  Boris was elegantly dressed, with a slightly martial touch appropriate to a campaign.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXII
8  One in particular declared with martial heat that they were put there to be slaughtered.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXIII
9  Silk and embroidery distinguished their dresses, and marked the wealth and importance of their master; forming, at the same time, a striking contrast with the martial simplicity of his own attire.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
10  All that was beautiful and graceful in the martial array had disappeared, and what was now visible was only calculated to awake terror or compassion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
11  Francesco Sforza, through being martial, from a private person became Duke of Milan; and the sons, through avoiding the hardships and troubles of arms, from dukes became private persons.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV — THAT WHICH CONCERNS A PRINCE ON THE SUBJECT...
12  Ben Butler, in Virginia, quickly declared slave property contraband of war, and put the fugitives to work; while Fremont, in Missouri, declared the slaves free under martial law.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
13  The black horses of the Musketeers, their martial carriage, with the regimental step of these noble companions of the soldier, would have betrayed the most strict incognito.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 20 THE JOURNEY
Example Sentence:
1  The government may declare martial law in response to the latest violence in the region.
2  He faced a court martial for disobeying orders.
3  The Emperor issued the decree repealing martial law.
4  The military leadership have lifted martial law in several more towns.
5  The sound of martial music is always inspiring.
6  The balance performed by the Shaolin monks have insisted to inspire many Hong Kong and Hollywood martial arts movies.
7  Of course, even in martial sports, let's say like boxing, there are a few rules that people should stick to, even a little, don't you think?