Example sentences for: statesmanlike

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

  • What happened to his statesmanlike demeanor?

  • Japan’s austere, ruthless, but statesmanlike new ruler, Yoritomo Minamoto, set up his government in Kamakura (just south of modern Tokyo), well away from the “softening” influence of court life that had been the undoing of his predecessor, Kiyomori.

  • Nixon's statesmanlike response was to fund a secret investigative team to bedevil Ellsberg and anyone else whom Nixon, in his overweening paranoia and narcissism, deemed a risk to "national security."

  • Schroen commented that the tribals' response was an effort to appear statesmanlike and take the moral high ground.

  • The newspaper's pictorial cover juxtaposed a shot of a statesmanlike Clinton with one of Monica Lewinsky arriving for her deposition accompanied by the headline "Clinton Bombed Sudan and Afghanistan While Lewinsky Testified Before the Grand Jury."


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