Instrumental in a sentence

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Definition of Instrumental

  • Acting as an instrument; serving as a means; contributing to promote; conductive; helpful; serviceable; as, he was instrumental in conducting the business.
  • Pertaining to, made by, or prepared for, an instrument, esp. a musical instrument; as, instrumental music, distinguished from vocal music.
  • Applied to a case expressing means or agency; as, the instrumental case. This is found in Sanskrit and Russian as a separate case, but in Greek it was merged into the dative, and in Latin into the ablative. In Old English it was a separate case, but has disappeared, leaving only a few anomalous forms.
  • relating to or designed for or performed on musical instruments

How to use instrumental in a sentence. Instrumental pronunciation.

Serious_, tell me how they can answer it to _God_, or their own _Consciences_, to be any ways Instrumental towards the _Support_ of so much Wickedness?
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If He proves to be instrumental in the elevation and betterment of mankind, He is undoubtedly a valid and heavenly messenger.
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You would be instrumental in establishing the happiness of the world of humanity.
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In every corner sighed lovesick couples, as they waited for the wished approach of twilight; and on every side did strains of vocal and instrumental music pour their harmony on the enchanted ear.
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She had a natural sense of harmony and a love for those songs and instrumental compositions which reflect sentimental and passionate moods; and she could sing and play quite well.
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Q QUAIL, domesticated, 111; love of caresses in, 111; love of instrumental music in, 111; fondness for the singing voice in, 112.
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R RAT, fondness for instrumental music in, 116; power of musical discrimination in, 116. REASON, definition of, 147; difference between instinct and, 148.
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When the sorcerers set up by their fire-places sticks with a strip of kapa flying at the top, the chief Keeaumoku, Kaahumaun's brother, came in a state of intoxication and broke the flag-staff of the sorcerers, from which it was inferred that Kaahumanu and her friends had been instrumental in the King's death.
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No inch of space in the court-room was untenanted; an air of deep importance, a hush of strained expectancy lay over all. Norvin found himself in a room with the other witnesses for the State, a goodly crowd of men and women, whites and blacks, many of whom he had been instrumental in ferreting out.
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Hyrcanus washed to be instrumental in the fulfilment of the prophecy contained in it; but in this he failed.
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If it is the affection of charity which is in them, all diversions will recreate it-shows, games, instrumental and vocal music, the beauties of field and garden, social intercourse generally.
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Grappled C. Superlative C. Instrumental C.
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Some old rich freedmen of Claudius, who had formerly not only promoted (366) his adoption, but were also instrumental to his advancement to the empire, and had been his governors, he took off by poison given them in their meat or drink. XXXVI.
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Dear Sir, Feelings of gratitude for your kind attention to me in the early part of life, have induced me to dedicate to you the following short Journal of my passage over the Blue Mountains, in the colony of New South Wales, under the persuasion that it will afford you pleasure at all times to hear that any of your family have been instrumental in promoting the prosperity of any country in which they may reside, however distant that country may be from the immediate seat of our Government.
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In this he was especially instructed by good Master Hunt, the chaplain, who had ever proved himself a friend to the Indians, and to his own countrymen, whose unseemly disputes he had been instrumental in settling.
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The money has not been expended merely in the publication and distribution of speeches, reports of committees, or articles written for the purpose of showing the constitutionality or usefulness of the bank, but publications have been prepared and extensively circulated containing the grossest invectives against the officers of the Government, and the money which belongs to the stockholders and to the public has been freely applied in efforts to degrade in public estimation those who were supposed to be instrumental in resisting the wishes of this grasping and dangerous institution.
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If the Almighty Being who has hitherto sustained and protected me will but vouchsafe to make my feeble powers instrumental to such a result, I shall anticipate with pleasure the place to be assigned me in the history of my country, and die contented with the belief that I have contributed in some small degree to increase the value and prolong the duration of American liberty.
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I have the great satisfaction of stating to you that in preparing the way for the restoration of harmony between those who have sprung from the same ancestors, who are allied by common interests, profess the same religion, and speak the same language the United States have been actively instrumental.
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The steady efforts of His Majesty's Government have hitherto been, fortunately, successful in the accomplishment of both these ends, and while Europe during the last five years has passed through a crisis of extraordinary hazard without any disturbance of the general peace, His Majesty's Government has the satisfaction of thinking that it has on more than one occasion been instrumental in reconciling differences which might otherwise have led to quarrels, and in cementing union between friendly powers.
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To be instrumental in terminating the evils of civil war and in substituting in their stead the blessings of peace is a divine privilege.
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Examples of Instrumental

Example #1
Tis to no purpose for such to say, That they are cautious what Plays they see, and always go to the best and that the _Play-Houses_ would thrive whether they frequented them or no.
Example #2
Will not those _Lewd Scenes_ of Love, wherewith almost every Play is fraught, inflame the Fancy, heighten the Imagination, and render a Person thus prepar'd, a fit Subject for ill designing People to work on?
Example #3
It is evident then that the proofs of the validity and inspiration of a prophet of God are the deeds of beneficent accomplishment and greatness emanating from Him.
Example #4
They were the source of advancement to the body-politic and the cause of the honor and divine civilization of humanity the foundation of which is one and the same in every dispensation.
Example #5
The eternal honor of man depends upon the liberalism of this modern age.
Example #6
On the contrary you would contribute to the welfare of mankind.