Example sentences for: pitted

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

  • If nothing else, Lewinsky's a twentysomething pitted against middle-age baby boomers--Linda Tripp, Lucianne Goldberg, Kenneth Starr, Bill Clinton.

  • The rough and tumble of postbellum politics pitted one segment of the nation against the other.

  • For months Dean's claims that the president was (like himself) guilty of obstruction of justice simply pitted his own word against Nixon's.

  • In a case that pitted the fragile honor of the Army against the very survival of French republican democracy, the captain had to wait 12 years for full rehabilitation.

  • In retrospect, Clinton appears to have shrewdly pitted the Ickes group against Morris as an exercise in the management style FDR called "creative tension."

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