Meant sentence example

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  • I never meant to make you feel that way.
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  • Little Lucy had not meant to whisper.
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  • Sleep meant one thing – nightmares.
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  • A gentleman asked me what BEAUTY meant to my mind.
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  • She hadn't meant to hurt him.
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  • The car would be replaced by the insurance that was meant to replace her parents' car.
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  • I only meant it would be good to get out of the house, no matter what we went to see.
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  • I meant that in a nice way.
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  • Petya was not at home, he had gone to visit a friend with whom he meant to obtain a transfer from the militia to the active army.
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  • She didn't know if it was meant for her or the woman sidling up to him.
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  • I meant don't over work yourself.
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  • The kitten looked at the horse thoughtfully, as if trying to decide whether he meant it or not.
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  • A shake of the head meant "No" and a nod, "Yes," a pull meant "Come" and a push, "Go."
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  • Whether he meant that his feelings for her were the same was unclear.
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  • This was his family - the supper was meant for him.
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  • She meant what she said; she had no friends, but a long time ago, she'd had one whose family had a summer cottage near the coast.
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  • Rostov did not think what this call for stretchers meant; he ran on, trying only to be ahead of the others; but just at the bridge, not looking at the ground, he came on some sticky, trodden mud, stumbled, and fell on his hands.
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  • Apparently the horse knew the rider meant business, because it didn't act up again.
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  • It meant everything, but it didn't erase the ugly feeling.
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  • That meant she would have to drive to town tonight, and she wasn't feeling up to it.
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  • You… you're meant to maintain a vital balance in this world.
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  • With a frown, she wondered why she'd never seen it before, why she wasted seven years trying to make things work with someone who couldn't hold a candle to the man she was meant to be with.
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  • We both inherited our powers while Dusty was like you, a human meant for something much greater.
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  • It meant a good deal to him to secure a home like this.
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  • I knew the sky was black, because all the heat, which meant light to me, had died out of the atmosphere.
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  • I smelt the violets in her hand and asked, half in words, half in signs, a question which meant, "Is love the sweetness of flowers?"
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  • Boris understood that this was meant for him and, closing his eyes, slightly bowed his head.
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  • They meant to leave for the country long ago.
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  • She spoke in a soft, tremulous voice, and in the weary eyes that looked over her spectacles Sonya read all that the countess meant to convey with these words.
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  • As I entered the anteroom I heard Andrusha's peals of laughter and that meant that all was well.
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  • He knew what she meant.
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  • I assumed she meant a wedding dress or something connected to our pending wedding until she continued.
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  • What am I meant to do?
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  • That's what you thought I meant?
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  • She wondered what he meant.
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  • Even the younger Guardians referred to him by the ancient title that meant my king.
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  • He didn't know where the word came from or what it meant.
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  • I was meant to be at your side, not her!
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  • You were meant to be at Darian's side.
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  • I was meant to be at your side, not some stupid human!
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  • Damian was meant to be kidnapped, not killed.
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  • The truth settled into the pit of her stomach, along with the realization that she meant what she'd said—she would do whatever it took to free the man she loved.
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  • She saw Damian watch the new king get his tattoo as a rite of passage, saw it again as Claire made love to the man meant to be her husband, saw it in Isac's vision as he hacked the tattooed man apart.
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  • Darian didn't resist, and Damian delighted in the idea that the sound of him breathing meant his brother was truly alive.
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  • Not at all certain what he meant, she was hungry enough to test his claim.
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  • She swallowed hard, willing herself to remember that she was meant for Gabriel, even if it was Darkyn's name on her back.
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  • You were never meant to belong to Gabriel.
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  • I mean nothing to you, like I meant nothing to her?
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  • It meant he cared.
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  • Surprised by the intimate motion that seemed meant to comfort her, Deidre glanced up at him before nuzzling his neck.
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  • The two were tense enough to worry her that they meant to fight.
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  • She was never meant to outlive meeting Gabriel.
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  • No part of her wanted to reveal what Gabriel told her or that she meant it when she said she would find a way to help him.
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  • She'd given relationship advice to the woman who condemned her to Hell, advice meant to help snag the heart of a man she hadn't stopped loving.
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  • She'd felt that level of desperation before and didn't wish it upon the woman meant to be with Gabriel.
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  • Her heart beat rapidly at what it meant to surrender what had been her one hope to leave Hell.
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  • Mostly meant the old man was in jail again, or they was looking to find him and put him there.
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  • It wasn't as if he was around much when he was in town, so an empty place at the table just meant an extra potato.
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  • I never meant for anyone to get hurt.
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  • I refuse to believe this is the way things were meant to be.
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  • From the first moment I met you, I knew you were meant for something different.
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  • Gabriel was no closer to figuring what to do about the woman meant for him than when he was when he saw her mating tattoo at the bungalow.
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  • Only the draw around this woman meant for him was much stronger.
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  • You're an Ancient's mate, and maybe you were meant for him and only him, he said.
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  • The evidence Lilith wasn.t meant for him was clear.
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  • I never meant for any of this.
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  • The warrior had no intention of avoiding the people he meant to escape.
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  • If god meant for them to have children, they would – no matter what the doctor said.
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  • The whisper wasn't meant for his ears, but his enhanced hearing picked it up anyway.
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  • Jessi knew there was, and it bothered her not to understand what exactly that meant for her.
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  • This unification meant for the army the absorption of contingents from all parts of Italy and presenting serious differences in physical and moral aptitudes, political opinions and education.
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  • While Jefferson's "all men are created equal" statement was not meant by him to include slaves, we have broadened the application of the principle and should continue to do so.
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  • These changes occurred in a single lifetime, which meant people changed their minds.
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  • The sweet companionship of their children meant much to me.
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  • As I wrote you, I meant to go slowly at first.
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  • This meant some mental development.
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  • But you meant to stay another two days?
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  • Why, you meant to spend the evening with us....
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  • At the very beginning of the war our armies were divided, and our sole aim was to unite them, though uniting the armies was no advantage if we meant to retire and lure the enemy into the depths of the country.
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  • It wasn't possible she was meant for Darkyn.
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  • Kind of a drag, but he meant well and his old lady's cooking was something.
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  • When Dean didn't introduce himself, Faust gave Jennifer what he meant as an "old boy" pat on her arm and added, "Checking out the property one last time?"
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  • His remark stung, as he'd meant it to.
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  • She said she was near the big one-sided McDonald's—she meant the arch.
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  • There was no further official word on Martha's whereabouts, but Fred continued to assure the Deans not to worry, saying the girl was in good hands, whatever that meant.
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  • I had to let him know I meant business.
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  • He was very agitated, but I don't think he meant to harm us.
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  • Which meant Darkyn wasn't done with Wynn yet.
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  • It was meant to be the final act of their friendship.
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  • In the meantime, Wynn was trapped in a room that felt way too small with the deity he meant to kill instead of the human he almost succeeded in killing.
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  • She screamed at herself silently, afraid he meant to walk out the door forever.
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  • Tamer had translated them, but they meant little to Gabriel.
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  • She held her breath, wondering if he meant to respond or not.
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  • It meant something, but she didn't know what.
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  • Andre confirmed that her tumor was gone, which meant they had a chance at a healthy relationship.
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  • Even his lingering doubt about the real cost of her deals with Darkyn didn't extend to the question of whether or not he was meant to be with the woman in his arms.
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  • She meant it when she said she loved him.
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  • He didn't know what that meant or even if it was a possibility that she would one day trust him enough to tell him what was burdening her.
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  • I swear to you, Gabriel, I never meant to hurt anyone.
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  • She meant what she said; that much was clear.
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  • It sounded as if she'd already won, which meant his mate had lost.
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  • She began to see what he meant.
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  • Thinking of taking a dive in the lake and not surfacing again, except that it meant she'd lose her soul.
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  • The money and the farm meant nothing to Carmen.
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  • Anyway, I meant I've never seen a bear on this land before.
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  • I don't think he meant it that way, Lori.
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  • These were of demons gathering the souls of dead mortals while death-dealers missed the lives meant to be ended.
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  • I knew what it meant.
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  • Maybe he meant to kill her, too, but slept with her instead.
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  • It felt real, which meant this place was real.
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  • Being alone meant she started thinking again, something she didn't want to do.
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  • She had no idea what this meant.
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  • She wanted both, but she wasn't ready for what she suspected one meant.
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  • Being Immortal, that meant pretty much forever.
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  • If they were stressed out, that meant they were aware.
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  • She really didn't want to leave the comfort of his arms, but remaining meant giving up something she wasn't willing to do.
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  • As nonchalant as Wynn was being about it, he knew what it meant.
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  • He had to preserve and protect the underworld, even if it meant stepping away from the comfort zone he'd existed in for millennia.
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  • I wasn't prepared for what that meant, just like I wasn't prepared for my new duties.
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  • So you meant to do that.
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  • He gave her the look, the one she knew was meant to remind her of his rules, before he dumped the bottle into the sink.
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  • If it meant he went to Darkyn and made a deal as a final alternative, he'd do that, too.
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  • Even if that meant sacrificing what you want or that he ended up with me instead of you.
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  • Being underground meant he was a much harder target to hit, yet despite his attempts to convince his brother to act likewise, he'd not yet succeeded.
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  • She closed her eyes, telling herself she'd survive this and figure out how to get the hell out of there, even if it meant bartering with the monsters on her cell block.
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  • He couldn't protect anyone from Sasha in Hell, and he itched to taste the woman meant to be his mate.
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  • They made their way to a small group at one side of the bar and squeezed their way into a booth meant for four and already holding four.
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  • She didn't know what that meant.
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  • Kris never knew and never forgave him for killing the woman he meant to take as his mate.
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  • It meant she didn't believe him.
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  • She belonged here in his arms, and yet she feared what that meant.
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  • While quiet, his words were meant as the threat she took them to be.
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  • Her draw was not as consuming as Katie.s, which meant she.d have a much better chance of surviving if not every demon and Immortal was drawn to her.
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  • He believes we.re meant to be.
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  • She could barely fathom what that meant.
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  • He.d left her defenseless when he meant to leave her in peace.
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  • He wasn.t sure what that meant, but it seemed to be a good thing.
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  • It is not at all customary to how the Sanctuary is meant to be used, she said sternly.
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  • He.d meant to make her safe and left her to the worst fate imaginable.
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  • She knew what it meant in her dream but was terrified of following her footsteps.
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  • It was meant to be.
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  • She didn't want to stay even a few days, not if it meant she was viewed as nothing more than a short-and-fat foreigner!
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  • Yet home was a very long way away, which meant she needed to go home on a spaceship.
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  • The prisoner went straight to Romas's family, which meant she just made her mess bigger.
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  • She was meant to stay here, to marry one of Romas's brothers, and to be miserable the rest of her life.
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  • She was meant to be his, this he didn't doubt, though he couldn't stop the trickle of unease that warned him she may not be able to adjust to their world as easily as he wished.
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  • I didn't understand what it meant.
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  • She eyed him, not sure his patronizing tone wasn't meant to rile her.
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  • The name was unfamiliar, which meant he was not well connected and not among the families of his advisors.
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  • His size might have an impression on her in person, but over the viewer, it meant nothing.
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  • She'd never thought he meant she'd literally help revive the planet.
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  • Mison might try to blow A'Ran up, or the Council change its mind, or A'Ran would destroy everything to win his war, even if it meant losing her.
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  • To petite Cynthia, tall meant anyone much over five-foot seven.
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  • It looked as if the Deans might have more time to themselves, even if Janet's absence meant they'd spend their leisure changing sheets and cleaning toilets.
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  • Not if outward appearances meant anything.
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  • Donnie won the first game with "cant" which Dean questioned, unsuccessfully, assuming the boy meant the more common version, "can't," which was unacceptable.
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  • She knew he meant business.
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  • The building was a superb example of craftsmanship from an era when quality was meant to survive those skilled men who proudly worked it.
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  • Finding women there meant the risk of seeing them again would be minimal, since they were most likely traveling on business.
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  • Sarah shot him a look that clearly meant, 'Back off.'
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  • When she returned to the room she asked, "Do you think he really meant it?"
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  • If it is meant to be, you'll find her again.
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  • Elisabeth wondered whether he meant that she liked cars or that she could whistle like a guy.
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  • Almost as if it was meant to be.
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  • This meant Jackson hadn't fed in 24 hours.
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  • I hope you will believe that I never meant to hurt you.
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  • But every dime spent on the house meant that much less she could invest in the dairy - and the dairy was the one thing that stood a chance of stimulating her anemic savings account.
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  • I meant living out here in the middle of nowhere with questionable transportation and no way to get help.
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  • Was that what Katie meant all those times she indicated his looks weren't his strongest point?
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  • I only meant you're special.
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  • That meant milking morning and night, and bottle feeding the kids - all twenty-seven of them.
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  • He must have meant love in a family way - like he loved his sister.
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  • Maybe it meant nothing to him.
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  • I meant the wedding date.
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  • The emergency network had not been utilized, which meant that by morning one of the high-ranking men hiding underground would be on the phone to General Greene to complain about the lack of gin.
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  • They carried weapons meant to kill.
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  • Because he meant a lot more than she thought he should.
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  • She'd thought the couch incident meant something to him, like it did her.
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  • Lana stepped out of the doorway as he approached, assuming he meant to ignore her and head to the bedroom to rest.
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  • He'd meant it as a joke only, something to make her feel better and take her mind off of the chaos around her.
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  • He didn't feel up to the task, not when failure meant breaking the man he viewed as his brother.
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  • Rhyn approached the boundaries of his newest prison – the one meant to keep everyone else on the Caribbean Sanctuary safe from the magic he couldn't control.
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  • Wow, Gabe.  You're friend must've meant a lot to you.
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  • That meant making it into the underworld in four days.
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  • Rhyn uncurled from his position on the cold, wet ground.  He hadn't meant to fall asleep and didn't expect ever to wake up, not with the magic tearing him apart.  He looked around, disoriented.  The magic in his blood had stabilized as it did when Hannah and the angel were around, yet he didn't see them.
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  • Katie hesitated then continued onto the path Gabriel had told her to follow.  She didn't know what the creature was.  He looked like Andre, but Andre was dead-dead, which meant the creature following them was something else.
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  • She was in some kind of danger, which meant he was the worst guardian angel in the history of guardian angels.
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  • Toby was silent, knowing a normal Immortal could never understand.  He didn't yet have the full power of a real guardian angel, but he should've been able to do more than … nothing.  Angels were placed with human mothers so they could understand the creatures they were meant to take care of.  Human mothers raised them as their own, yet none of his human mothers had gone to the extent Katie did to try to protect him.
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  • I think … no, I know that's what I'm meant to do.  I never knew that until I found Katie and I started to realize –" "- you can use your demon powers for good."
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  • As much as he'd loved Lilith, Andre had told him she wasn't meant to be his mate and encouraged him to focus on his duty rather than the woman.
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  • Even if Lilith wasn't meant to be his mate, she didn't deserve such a brutal death.  She didn't deserve death at all.  Instead of mourning a son, Kris could've spent the past few thousand years raising a successor.
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  • And, if first impressions meant anything, as Dean believed they did, this woman was sincerely distraught over her husband's disappearance.
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  • None of this was meant to say Rita was absent redeeming qualities.
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  • There were some decisions that should be made jointly, and being in control meant taking full responsibility.
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  • If it meant abandoning the morals, maybe that was what she should do.
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  • What I meant to say was; it's time to go to bed.
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  • Whatever the case, they were either honest or meant to give her joy.
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  • He had been a top salesman, which meant he had a way with words, and that's all he intended to do - talk.
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  • I never meant to intrude.
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  • No, I meant the good with the bad.
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  • It meant Alex would go back to work and she would be at home alone.
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  • Carmen, I never meant to hide anything from you.
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  • I meant years ago.
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  • Of course, she hadn't meant it to be cruel.
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  • Jonny didn't seem to know her fate, which meant Xander hadn't told her secret, that she was intended to mate with the Grey God.
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  • It was impossible that he meant to help the Guardians, yet she'd believed for a moment that's what he implied.
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  • That she was a weak Oracle unable to access her magic meant nothing to him at the time.
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  • And, if he found out she was meant to be his mate, he'd pursue her with the same wild determination he pursued Others.
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  • Unable to love her husband, she'd taken it out on the one who meant the most to her, Talia.
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  • But doing so also meant sacrificing her independence and the risk of losing everything that meant something to her, a potential lifetime of pain.
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  • Only what she meant to do and what she did were two different things.
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  • I thought I was meant to die, and she was warning me.
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  • He'd meant what he said about finding out what her problem was, only he suspected he now knew.
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  • Which meant Damian knew.
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  • Standing in the kitchen with the man meant to be her mate, she couldn't help feeling a small kernel of longing deep inside her.
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  • If she accepted, there was no going back, and she suspected Darian had already stacked the deck to win, whatever win meant to a wild man like him.
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  • That was meant as a compliment.
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  • I meant to say, you probably know a lot more than I do because I've been with one woman only, he said when he'd swallowed.
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  • She suspected even his promise to sacrifice her if it meant saving their world would melt in the furnace of his fury.
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  • She wielded it well, but it usually meant the choice was never really hers.
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  • She slashed and blocked, soon seeing what Sofi meant.
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  • Jenn looked up at him then grabbed her weapons, stepping into the ring with an opponent she wasn't sure she was meant to beat.
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  • Whatever the exchange between him and Xander meant, he'd showed how strong he'd grown.
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  • I meant it, Jonny.
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  • They meant to light the fuse on his emotions and power by taking what he cared for most.
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  • Right now, they tell me the woman I love is in danger, and you were meant to distract me so someone else could finish her off.
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  • We've never meant any harm to you.
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  • The air of the chamber stilled and grew heavy, as if it meant to suffocate him.
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  • He was as her dream predicted, the man meant to steal her heart and take her life.
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  • What she knew - -that Taran was meant to kill her - -she could never tell him without revealing the demon.
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  • Taran accepted, never believing anything could make him ally with the devil he meant to kill.
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  • I was told you are a man with a heart meant to lead his people away from their pain.
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  • He had not meant to speak the words.
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  • If ever there was a born leader, it was the man meant to replace her.
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  • If only he were not meant to kill her!
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  • I knew he was meant for greatness, but I expected him to serve me when I'd rid the kingdom of my father.
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  • He'd meant what he said.
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  • But Sirian was free, which meant whatever his plan was, he would soon have a chance to act.
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  • I meant because you didn't change your clothes before you went for a ride.
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  • I meant thinking only about yourself didn't sound like you.
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  • Whether he meant she looked good or literally cool was unclear, but his smile was definitely supportive.
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  • I meant that we'll switch, for a change.
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  • I meant he thinks so much of you that he even bought a book so he could be knowledgeable about the subject when he talked to you.
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  • Maybe money meant more to him than he confessed.
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  • It couldn't be deer season, so that meant the dog was chasing the deer for pleasure - or worse.
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  • After all, he was merely doing his job - playing out a part that probably meant a lot to his career.
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  • Of course, that meant almost four hours of driving back and forth.
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  • She would have to report the damage, and that meant a trip to town and a call to Scott Muldrow.
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  • She lay limp in his arms, startled and afraid to respond - afraid the kiss meant nothing to him.
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  • Then the kiss had meant something to him.
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  • I meant this is about as hot as it gets in this part of Arkansas.
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  • Some things were meant to be - or not to be, and apparently this was one.
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  • If he moved to California, that meant their paths would more than likely cross now and then.
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  • The gem meant something to her.
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  • Certainly. But clearly, I am meant to be here, now, to fulfill this destiny.
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  • There are only five of us Original Beings meant to exist.
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  • It was close to seven on a Sunday morning, which meant they were probably still asleep.
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  • Her parents never appreciated what that meant, but she did.
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  • Ashley was okay, and Jessi would do anything to keep her that way, even if it meant robbing some stranger named Xander.
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  • That usually meant she was going on vacation.
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  • Which meant, he was wearing it.
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  • She'd play his little games – as long as he didn't bite her – if it meant she had a second chance to get her hands on that necklace.
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  • He wasn't wearing the necklace, which meant it was somewhere in his room.
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  • This time, she had no idea what it meant, until he dipped his head again.
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  • She took in this information, horrified of what it meant to have the gem nestled between her breasts.
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  • Which meant she was probably dead.
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  • They tracked him quietly and now were making it clear they meant business.
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  • These creatures couldn't read her mind, which meant they'd never know that she hid the real one in a shoebox.
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  • She still wasn't certain what it meant to have the heart of a vampire.
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  • Tears rose as she began to realize exactly what it meant to be where she was.
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  • Descartes occasionally had not scrupled to interpret the Scriptures according to his own tenets, while still maintaining, when their letter contradicted him, that the Bible was not meant to teach the sciences.
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  • This work is in its design apologetic, and is meant to bring within the range of Christian thought all that is of value in Mahommedan science.
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  • The first important recorded act of Pericles falls in 463, when he helped to prosecute Cimon on a charge of bribery, after the latter's Thasian campaign; but as the accusation could hardly have been meant seriously Pericles was perhaps put forward only as a lay-figure.
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  • And the decision of the council at Jerusalem was evidently more than advisory; it was authoritative and meant to be binding on all the churches.
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  • For the soul, by its nature as a single monad indestructible and, therefore, immortal, death meant only the loss of the monads constituting the body and its return to the pre-existent state.
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  • The highest form of the doctrine is scientific materialism, by which term is meant the doctrine so commonly adopted by the physicist, zoologist and biologist.
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  • If he would not forthwith come and lead them,"they had told him," they would go their own way without him."The supremacy of the army without a guiding hand meant anarchy, that of the Presbyterians the outbreak of another civil war.
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  • These advantages, however, scarcely benefited at all the Irish Roman Catholics, who were excluded from political life and from the corporate towns; and Cromwell's union meant little more than the union of the English colony in Ireland with England.
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  • In 1616 appeared his Treatise on the Love of God, which teaches that perfection of the spiritual life to which the former work is meant to be the "Introduction."
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  • This meant a complete rupture; on the 5th of February 1849 a constituent assembly was summoned, and on.
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  • Victor Emmanuel regretfully signed the peace preliminaries, adding, however, pour ce qui me concerne (which meant that he made no undertaking with regard to central Italy), and Cavour resigned office.
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  • Again, in the scheme of mechanism, everything is determined by everything else - in 5 Aristotle and the schoolmen meant by a proof a priori reasoning from cause to effect.
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  • This custom, which owes its origin to Henry II., meant a loss of revenue to the lords, whose victory in this matter, however, was a step backwards.
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  • The name here used by the chronicler for Pali is "the Magadhi tongue," by which expression is meant, not exactly the language spoken in Magadha, but the language in use at the court of Asoka, king of Kosala and Magadha.
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  • As this fast falls in the early part of the year, it became confused with the season, and gradually the word Lent, which originally meant spring, was confined to this use.
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  • Physicians to this day head their prescriptions with a sign that originally meant an invocation to Jupiter, but now represents the word recipe.
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  • The Aegithognathae, meant to comprise the passeres, woodpeckers and swifts, &c., are really schizognathous but with a vomer which is broadly truncated in front.
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  • Offices and lands came to John Howard by reason of that fellowship. Henry VI., when restored, summoned him to parliament in 1470 as Lord Howard, a summons which may have been meant to lure him to London into Warwick's power, but he proclaimed the Yorkist sovereign on his return and fought at Barnet and Tewkesbury.
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  • But Geoffrey hardly did justice to the Normans if he meant to imply that they were simple imitators of others.
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  • In 1875 Bismarck was suspected of a design of again attacking France, and Gorchakov gave him to understand, in a way which was not meant to be offensive, but which roused the German chancellor's indignation, that Russia would oppose any such scheme.
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  • Whether he meant it so or not, the saint's argument became a programme and an apologia for the imperializing of the Western Church under the leadership of Rome during the middle ages.
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  • His Pensees, published posthumously, seems to have been meant for a systematic treatise, but it has come to us in fragments.
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  • It was found that the government by Boule and Ecclesia did not mean popular control in the full sense; it meant government by the leisured classes, inasmuch as the industrious farmer or herdsman could not leave his work to give his vote at the Ecclesia, or do his duty as a councillor.
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  • The tsars of Muscovy meant to be autocratic rulers alike in their old and in their new territories.
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  • In a secret article of the treaty the sultan undertook in the event of a casus foederis arising, and in consideration of being relieved of his obligations under the articles of the public treaty, to close the Dardanelles to the warships of all nations " au besoin," which meant in effect that in the event of Russia being threatened with an attack from the Mediterranean he would close the Dardanelles against the invader.
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  • In all countries passenger trains must vary in weight according to the different services they have to perform; suburban Weight trains, for example, meant to hold as many pas ah d sengers as possible, and travelling at low speeds, do not weigh so much as long-distance expresses, which include dining and sleeping cars, and on which, from considerations of comfort, more space must be allowed each occupant.
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  • The religion of Yahweh (as Wellhausen said) meant patriotism, and in war-time tended to weld the participating tribes into a national unity.
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  • Times of peace meant national disintegration and the lapse of Israel into the Canaanite local cults, which is interpreted by the redactor as the prophets of the 8th century would have interpreted it, viz.
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  • According to the dominating popular conception, the destruction of the national power by a foreign army meant the overthrow of the prestige of the national deity by the foreign nation's god.
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  • Unlike her sister Mary, who had fallen a victim to Henry's solicitations,' Anne had no intention of being the king's mistress; she meant to be his queen, and her conduct seems to have been governed entirely by motives of ambition.
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  • After so many years the commentators had lost the key to this unusual term, and only knew that in common Greek "myrmex" meant an ant.
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  • In Israel as in Judah the political disasters not only meant a shifting of population, they also brought into prominence the old popular and non-official religion, the character of which is not to be condemned because of the attitude of lofty prophets in advance of their age.
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  • To the petty states this meant only a change of masters; they now became part of one of the largest empires of antiquity.
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  • Holmes (Caesar's Conquest of Gaul, 1899), who comes to the conclusion that "when the Reman delegates told Caesar that the Belgae were descended from the Germans, they probably only meant that the ancestors of the Belgic conquerors had formerly dwelt in Germany, and this is equally true of the ancestors of the Gauls who gave their name to the Celtae; but, on the other hand, it is quite possible that in the veins of some of the Belgae flowed the blood of genuine German forefathers."
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  • Whether through jealous y of the ascendancy which Turgot had acquired over the king, or through the natural incompatibility of their characters, he was already inclined to take sides against Turgot, and the reconciliation between him and the queen, which took place about this time, meant that he was henceforth the tool of the Polignac clique and the Choiseul party.
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  • If we take the mere popular view of what is meant by the " old Political Economy," that is, that a generation or so ago economics was comprised in a neatly rounded set of general propositions, universally accepted, which could be set forth in a question we have really to determine is how we can make the best use of the accumulated knowledge of past generations, and to do that we must look more closely into the economic science of the 10th century..
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  • This procedure has its advantages, but it may easily become dangerous by destroying the influence of the science it is meant to preserve.
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  • His work was entitled the Khoda'inama, which in the old dialect also meant the "Book of Kings."
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  • It is, however, highly probable that he meant to strike at London if naval affairs went well, but that he was glad to have at hand an alternative which would shroud a maritime failure under military laurels.
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  • To give his enemies a breathing space when they were hard pressed was an insane proceeding unless he meant to make peace.
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  • This last name is evidently meant to be Hebrew, "Yahweh of the heavens," the God of the Jews being of a secondary rank in the usual Gnostic style.
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  • His parents meant him for the military profession, but his bent being for study he was allowed to enter the university of Paris.
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  • In1597-1598a terrible visitation of plague attacked the town, in which, according to an old inscription on the church, 2260 persons perished in Penrith, by which perhaps is meant the rural deanery.
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  • In command of the Greek contingent from Phylace in Thessaly, he was the first to spring ashore on Trojan soil, although he knew it meant instant death.
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  • He meant the great piazza, but by a quibble the republic evaded the concession of so unique an honour and claimed to have fulfilled the conditions of the bequest by erecting the monument at the Scuola of St Mark.
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  • As all offices were filled by the great council, exclusion meant political disfranchisement.
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  • He considered the incarnation of Christ as the necessary manifestation to man of an eternal sonship in the divine nature, apart from which those filial qualities which God demands from man could have no sanction; by faith as used in Scripture he understood to be meant a certain moral or spiritual activity or energy which virtually implied salvation, because it implied the existence of a principle of spiritual life possessed of an immortal power.
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  • It is clear from the treatise of Radbertus Paschasius already quoted that the word "substance" was used for reality as distinguished from outward appearance, and that the word "species" meant outward appearance as opposed to reality.
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  • Before we are prepared to answer this question we must be furnished with a precise conception of what is meant by " steadiness " in prices.
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  • Before the battle of Culdremne (561) a Druid made an airbe druad (fence of protection?) round one of the armies, but what is precisely meant by the phrase is obscure.
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  • Coconut soap also forms a principal ingredient in compound soaps meant to imitate curd and yellow soaps.
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  • In postAugustan Latin gentilis became wider in meaning, following the usage of gens, in the sense of race, nation, and meant "national," belonging to the same race.
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  • He decided upon Paris for the present, and before leaving Salamanca he agreed with his companions that they should wait where they were until he returned; for he only meant to see whether he could find any means by which they all might give themselves to study.
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  • Having purified the soul from sin and obtained a detestation thereof, the second week treats of the kingdom of Christ, and is meant to lead the soul to make an election of the service of God.
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  • He probably meant to imply that qualities have no existence apart from the subject to which they belong.
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  • In the third place, the rejection of the Wilmot Proviso and the acceptance (as regards New Mexico and Utah) of "Squatter Sovereignty" meant the adoption of a new principle in dealing with slavery in the territories, which, although it did not apply to the same territory, was antagonistic to the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
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  • Combustion meant the liberation of phlogiston..
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  • Magan, however, probably never meant Egypt proper, the Nile land itself, or Egypt, would have been called Magan by the Assyrians in later times; it was called Musri then and probably in early times also.
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  • It may be here mentioned that slave was originally a national name; it meant a man of Slavonic race captured and made a bondman to the Germans.
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  • We understand what is meant and neither desire nor demand a strict definition.
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  • The arithmetic of rational numbers is now established by means of appropriate definitions, which indicate the entities meant by the operations of addition and multiplication.
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  • It is then possible to define by a parallel elaboration what is meant by classes of classes, classes of relations, relations between classes, and so on.
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  • The demands of the various departments of state had been much cut down, and according to the minister of finance's own statement much of the reduction was merely unavoidable expenditure deferred; the fact that some of this expenditure, which had been jealously scrutinized, was to be undertaken at once, meant that demands on future years would be relatively re- duced.
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  • Sebastiani, commanding the advanced guard, overtook the Russians in the act of evacuating Moscow, and agreed with the latter to observe a seven hours' armistice to allow the Russians to clear the town, for experience had shown the French that street fighting in wooden Russian townships always meant fire and the consequent destruction of much-needed shelter and provisions.
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  • To disavow the acts and desires of the army and of the secret societies for defence with which all north Germany was honeycombed would be to imperil the very existence of the monarchy, whilst an attack on the wreck of the Grand Army meant the certainty of a terrible retribution from the new armies now rapidly forming on the Rhine.
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  • Some have supposed that in this passage seven teachers are named, others that there are only five, and various conjectures have been hazarded as to what persons were meant.
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  • But in 304, Fabius Rullianus limited them to the four city tribes, and from that time the term meant a man degraded from a higher (country) to a lower (city) tribe, but not deprived of the right of voting or of serving in the a