scathe

[ UK /skˈe‍ɪð/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of damaging something or someone
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How To Use scathe In A Sentence

  • Oh, and most of the scathe in my post was fairly mild. chouinard and I tend to substitute perjoratives for ... everything, actually. Book Reviewer Backlash
  • When we focus only on delinquent students, we allow some of the real culprits in this cycle of school degeneration to escape unscathed.
  • Amazingly, he was left unscathed after being thrown onto the road when the thief refused to stop.
  • One early morning at an elementary school bus stop, I gaily waved at the visible faces of our future leaders and innovators, children whose dreams and innocence were yet unscathed by disappointment or grim reality.
  • Economists now fear that the vagaries of the weather could wreck a national economy that has weathered the financial storms of the global credit crisis relatively unscathed. Times, Sunday Times
  • Unfortunately for Mark, although he came through the war unscathed, he has suffered since.
  • Amidst all that humbles and scathes; amidst all that shatters from their life its verdure, smites to the dust the pomp and summit of their pride, and in the very heart of existence writeth a sudden and "strange defeature," -- they stand erect, -- riven, not uprooted, -- a monument less of pity than of awe! The Disowned — Complete
  • Expressly the title attracted me to be familiar with the unscathed story. Wednesday Competition of the Knowledge of the Bicycle Snobs NYC! (And Announcement of Short Recess.)
  • Seeing as eggnog is full of potentially hazardous milk and eggs (albeit pasteurised), I wasn't going to hedge my bets that someone drinking the rest of it was going to walk away unscathed. Archive 2009-01-01
  • Perhaps it was that competitive spirit which saw him emerge unscathed from so many tumbles during his racing career.
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