martinet in a sentence

Example sentences for martinet

While not slighting the captain's martinet personality, he gives a performance that is filled with empathetic understanding.
The reprobate with the heart of gold, or the old-line martinet who resents the incursions of progress.
It is a triangle romance, with a martinet of a divisional superintendent doing a noble deed during an exciting moment.

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