Usage examples for Debated

  1. Jenny debated with herself a moment. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  2. The Ministers of the Great Powers at Paris, who watched over the restored dynasty, debated whether or not they should recommend the King to resort to the extreme measure of a dissolution. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  3. The subject was debated for an hour, when it was decided to return to the hospital. – The Boy Volunteers with the French Airmen by Kenneth Ward
  4. So the Second Empire Masquerade was planned and debated a long time before it actually happened. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  5. Mr. Mollett senior had never debated the matter in terms sharp and decisive as these were. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  6. While we debated what course to take the mists swept up thicker and thicker from below, and in a moment the peak above us was concealed and all the view cut off. – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent
  7. She even debated with herself if it seemed advisable to turn and enter the doctor's dwelling, and try to get him to speak frankly of the matter as he had spoken once before. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  8. Talking they were, as though they debated something, but after a while the sound of voices died away. – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard
  9. The range of her education is debated. – Modern Religious Cults and Movements by Gaius Glenn Atkins
  10. During breakfast he debated with himself what he should do with regard to the Rue Jacquarie. – The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby
  11. He debated with himself whether he should not decline to send Mrs. Cullom the notice as he had been instructed, and left it an open question when he went to bed. – The Christmas Story from David Harum by Edward Noyes Westcott
  12. Left in darkness, Penny debated her next action. – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  13. She debated the point, and as a woman who hesitates- Byron tells us, and he ought to have known- generally capitulates, Lizzie " wouldn't," and wound up by consenting. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  14. He debated a decision. – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  15. Which was the more awful intellectual power to be launched upon society, we debated. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. He debated now the notion of warning Miriam in veiled language about her sister; but such an idea would strike Miriam as monstrous, as a mad and horrible nightmare. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  17. He had been very much disturbed by his conversation with my lady on the previous evening, and had silently debated the painful question, in his mind ever since. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  18. In many a gloomy reverie the master of Arden Court debated this point. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  19. Even now he debated with himself whether it was too late to call; but, decidedly, a quarter to ten seemed late. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  20. And a moment ensued when she debated taking his hand. – The Two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington