Sentence Examples with the word Checkmating

Russia's advance westward raised indirectly the Eastern Question, because it threatened two of France's traditional allies, Sweden and Poland, and Choiseul considered that the best means of checkmating Catherine's 7l aryl, aggressive schemes was to incite France's third traditional ally, Turkey, to attack her.

Austria undertook to guard the Adriatic on land and sea, and to help Germany by checkmating Russia on land.

Besides checkmating Barbarossa, he had humbled Henry II.

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His infernal cunning often defeated its own aims, checkmating him at the point of achievement by suggestions of duplicity or terror.