- This policy has turned out to be an abject failure.
- The war's abject failure discredited pan-Arabism, allowing Arafat to bring the Palestinian cause itself to centre stage.
- The White House's attempt to distort my true statement is a remarkable testament to their abject failure in making America safe,"the Massachusetts senator said.
- Nascent Islamists learned a great deal from these ideologies even as they excoriated them for their abject failure to overcome the challenge of Israeli and Western "neocolonialism.
- He tried to put a bold face on his failure.