Usage examples for Bettered

  1. In vain an officer was appointed librarian with powers to search and to seize, but conditions were not bettered – From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade by Frederic C. Curry
  2. Her cry of horror and astonishment at first perception of the price to be paid for a service she had thought to purchase with mere money is so wonderfully real in its artless and ingenuous sincerity that Shakespeare himself could hardly have bettered it: Why, 'tis impossible thou canst be so wicked, And shelter such a cunning cruelty, To make his death the murderer of my honor! – The Age of Shakespeare by Algernon Charles Swinburne