Example sentences for: abortive

How can you use “abortive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In order to determine if CMV was undergoing an abortive or replicative infection, separate CMV superinfection experiments were performed.

  • The island’s next important historical encounter was with the Mongols under Kublai Khan, when Kyushu was the target of abortive assaults in 1274 and 1281.

  • In contrast, trophoblast cultures from abnormal placentae, which are characterized by weak or no Thy-1 expression in the villous core (panel D), exhibit abortive formation of small (s) syncytial aggregates (panels E and F).

  • That has not happened--as witness, for instance, health care, which, after the political fiasco of Hillary Clinton's abortive reform, is increasingly being governed by insurance companies and HMOs.

  • Also in Maariv , Yosef Lapid wrote that Hussein might have made two grave mistakes--in 1967 when he joined Egypt's abortive attempt to destroy Israel, and in 1990 when he supported Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait--but he was nevertheless "the only Arab leader Israeli citizens saw as 'an enemy who became a friend.

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