Example sentences for: overtures

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

  • But now their children--my nieces and nephews--are beginning to make overtures to me ...

  • His overtures are rebuffed; his son has come to think of his stepfather as his true father.

  • An article lambastes recent Democratic Party overtures to Bill Weld.

  • An editorial mocks the overtures white politicians make to minorities: Republicans are "dorky and patronizing;" Bradley is "schoolmarmy" and self-righteous; Gore is "cartoonish"; and none is serious about dismantling the racial and ethnic classifications that still plague American law.

  • It's reasonable, and legally relevant, to speculate that Jones' appearance, demeanor, and willingness to meet with Clinton alone may have emboldened him to think that sexual overtures would be welcome.


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