Word Sentence Examples

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  • I just got word that my father had a heart attack.

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  • Without another word, he walked out the door and down the trail.

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  • Without another word, he stalked from the room.

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  • It was the word "water," and I continued to make some sound for that word after all other speech was lost.

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  • A word of caution may be helpful when you begin your investigation.

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  • A written word is the choicest of relics.

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  • It's hard to describe music in the written word.

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  • Then, without another word, he mounted his brother's little farm horse and rode away.

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  • You didn't say a word to your father, but you snarled at me as though I did something wrong.

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  • It served him right, sitting there like that with barely a word in her defense.

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  • And Princess Mary uttered aloud the caressing word he had said to her on the day of his death.

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  • Neither he nor she said a word about what "Natasha nursing him" might mean, but thanks to this letter Nicholas suddenly became almost as intimate with the princess as if they were relations.

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  • Princess Mary could not quite make out what he had said, but from his look it was clear that he had uttered a tender caressing word such as he had never used to her before.

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  • If I take on this job, my word is law.

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  • My days were not days of the week, bearing the stamp of any heathen deity, nor were they minced into hours and fretted by the ticking of a clock; for I lived like the Puri Indians, of whom it is said that "for yesterday, today, and tomorrow they have only one word, and they express the variety of meaning by pointing backward for yesterday forward for tomorrow, and overhead for the passing day."

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  • The Latin word for "cow" is vacca.

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  • Let me say another word about our sponsors.

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  • One word was missing in all that...

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  • Until men learn the meaning of the word no, I'll protect myself in the way that has proven most effective.

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  • You are welcome to spread the word about the show.

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  • A healthy man can tear himself away from the deepest reflections to say a civil word to someone who comes in and can then return again to his own thoughts.

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  • So she called her clerk, who was a scholar, and bade him write the song, word for word, as it came from Caedmon's lips.

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  • It is not necessary that one should be able to define every word and give it its principal parts and its grammatical position in the sentence in order to understand and appreciate a fine poem.

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  • Every word and action of his was the manifestation of an activity unknown to him, which was his life.

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  • Before she could get a word out, Howard covered her mouth with his.

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  • He pronounced every word plainly, as though he were talking to his schoolmates.

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  • Besides, Monsieur Kiril, you have only to say a word to the captain, you know.

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  • As the cool stream gushed over one hand she spelled into the other the word water, first slowly, then rapidly.

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  • Pierre did not understand a word, but the conviction that all this had to be grew stronger, and he meekly followed Anna Mikhaylovna who was already opening a door.

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  • Rostov, without waiting to hear him out, touched his horse, galloped to the front of his squadron, and before he had time to finish giving the word of command, the whole squadron, sharing his feeling, was following him.

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  • She wanted to ask him how long he would stay at the ranch, but she couldn't think of a way to word the question that didn't sound insensitive.

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  • But I don't doubt your word in the least.

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  • He sent out among the poor people of the city and found two little babies who had never heard a word spoken.

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  • But I stress the word "reasonably."

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  • So they threw their sabots, a kind of clog shoe, into the machinery to break it—an act that gave us the word sabotage.

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  • I supply a word here and there, sometimes a sentence, and suggest something which she has omitted or forgotten.

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  • And I don't believe a word that Hardenburg says, or Haugwitz either.

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  • She made sure her computer was solely a word processor with no on line capabilities so no one could ever hack into it.

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  • It would, I think, be hard to make her feel just how to pronounce DICTIONARY without her erring either toward DICTIONAYRY or DICTION'RY, and, of course the word is neither one nor the other.

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  • The single word spoken by Davis held a tone that silenced Royce like a slap to the mouth.

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  • And that's my last word on it.

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  • One word from me, one movement of my hand, and that ancient capital of the Tsars would perish.

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  • And read I did, whether I understood one word in ten or two words on a page.

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  • It is not necessary that a child should understand every word in a book before he can read with pleasure and profit.

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  • Pierre gave his word of honor.

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  • Probably the word "gallant" turned the captain's thoughts to the state of Moscow.

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  • Not a word said, and yet there it was.

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  • True to his word, he'd rather not know any answers than lie to inquisitors.

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  • I didn't say a word.

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  • Then the king called one of the wisest scholars in Egypt and asked him what the word meant.

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  • Every word you type.

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  • I love every word of "Spring" and "Spring Has Come."

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  • I love him! thought Natasha, reading the letter for the twentieth time and finding some peculiarly deep meaning in each word of it.

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  • Probably a word of command was given and was followed by the reports of eight muskets; but try as he would Pierre could not afterwards remember having heard the slightest sound of the shots.

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  • He could not understand the value or significance of any word or deed taken separately.

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  • Not by a single word had Nicholas alluded to the fact that Prince Andrew's relations with Natasha might, if he recovered, be renewed, but Princess Mary saw by his face that he knew and thought of this.

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  • But that man, so heedless of his words, did not once during the whole time of his activity utter one word inconsistent with the single aim toward which he moved throughout the whole war.

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  • And do you know, Daddy, the day before yesterday we ran at them and, my word, they didn't let us get near before they just threw down their muskets and went on their knees.

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  • He listened without saying a word as I revealed everything, including Julie's effort to collect the million dollars.

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  • He's never spoken on the phone; it's only Julie's word and I'm sure she'd retract anything she said earlier.

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  • True to his word, he'd removed little from the storage facility.

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  • Without a word, she obeyed.

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  • It was the loudest word he'd uttered in two days.

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  • As the PMF commander of the Appalachia Branch, his word would hold, especially when his men heard he'd blown off Donovan's head for hurting her.

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  • The word stung, irritating him.

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  • Her word came out a croak after two weeks without speaking.

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  • Toby went without another word, and Rhyn drew a deep breath to settle his emotions.

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  • Gabriel frowned, appeared pensive then struck off again without another word.

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  • Katie pushed herself up.  She raised an eyebrow at the word.  Andre pointed to the death-dealer.

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  • The first word on the case Sackler and DeLeo were arguing about had come by way of a call from the Norfolk, Virginia Police Department the prior afternoon, Dean's day off.

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  • They alternated discussing what was hap­pening in their lives while the other nodded, injecting a polite one word answer occasionally, just to properly pretend interest.

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  • The word spread on the street that the family was hot after Billie and Willie Wassermann.

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  • Winston called to leave word he would see Dean tomorrow—Wednesday— at the safe house.

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  • The same day the station received word from the FBI the gun Dean recovered at Willoughby's had been stolen from a security guard in Connecticut the prior March.

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  • Much as Dean wanted to telephone Cynthia Byrne, he knew it wasn't appropriate—suicide was a better word.

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  • The odds say he skipped now that the word's out we've followed him here.

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  • Without another word, she hung up.

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  • Without a word, he strode away from her into the living room.

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  • He disappeared down the hall without another word.

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  • Without another word he left the barn.

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  • I kept my word, didn't I?

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  • There is no hieroglyph for the word "progress" because the very idea of progress didn't exist.

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  • Remember when Janis Joplin sang "Freedom's just another word for 'nothing left to lose'"?

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  • The word kumbaya appears in this book only once, and you just saw it.

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  • One could have traveled round the word many times while I trudged my weary way through the labyrinthine mazes of grammars and dictionaries, or fell into those dreadful pitfalls called examinations, set by schools and colleges for the confusion of those who seek after knowledge.

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  • She did not know the meaning of the word "plagiarism" until quite recently, when it was explained to her.

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  • To Rostov every word sounded like a voice from heaven.

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  • No one has ever heard him utter a groan or a word of complaint.

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  • He touched his horse, gave the word of command, and immediately, hearing behind him the tramp of the horses of his deployed squadron, rode at full trot downhill toward the dragoons.

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  • The clerk several times used the word "plenary" (of the service), a word Petya did not understand.

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  • He gave me his word he would not retreat, but suddenly sent instructions that he was retiring that night.

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  • He did not say another word to Petya but rode in silence all the way.

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  • Without a word, Tammy ran to her.

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  • Both occupants were gaining a healthy glow - and gaining was the operative word.

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  • He paused, as if searching for a tasteful word.

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  • I know I'm pigheaded but I can't tell you how much I appreciate how you all embrace this with only my word.

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  • It's after hours but you can leave word.

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  • You have my word.

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  • She maintained her files on an old computer used exclusively for word processing.

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  • I just ask one thing; will you take my word for one item and if you stop this vehicle you'll have more reward than you'll know what to do with.

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  • After more gut wrenching waiting the word came in.

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  • The word is Miss Larkin's one hot lady—used to be married, but likes variety too much to do it again.

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  • Dammit. I swore I'd get the first and last word in this time.

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  • Death, a word, if you please.

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  • Or maybe, incomplete is a better word.

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  • True to his word, he stripped off his boots and shirt and lay on top of the covers.

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  • But now, she wanted a word with a certain Ancient.

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  • Her directness and pure courage-- there was no other word for her insubordinate address!-- amazed him.

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  • Even though she had a bruise, we only have her word that Shipton beat her.

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  • Dean hadn't received word from the Shipton family since Weller had deposited the baggage on his doorstep.

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  • We only have Edith's word.

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  • How can anyone be that macho, or stupid is a better word!

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  • Unable to utter the word, are you?

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  • I will answer your questions and give you the information you need to get through this, but if you dare say one more disparaging word about my best friend, this will not end well for you.

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  • His voice, in a word, sounded 'haughty'. Connor finally made eye contact, and in a thin whisper said, "I'm really scared."

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  • I get that, but you have my word you will leave this room unscathed within the next day or two.

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  • Neither of them could bear to say the word vampire.

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  • Jackson stood without saying a word.

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  • The instant the word left his lips he cursed himself.

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  • Elisabeth didn't say a word.

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  • That's a nasty word coming out of that pretty mouth.

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  • Jackson stared straight ahead for a moment then, without a word, grabbed another bottle and skulked upstairs.

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  • Elisabeth broke the embrace and walked away without a word.

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  • I'm leaving now and I don't want to hear another word out of your mouth.

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  • Sterile was the word that came to mind.

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  • Katie practically spit the word out.

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  • Three weeks, and they hadn't heard a word from him.

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  • Aroused would have been the ideal word, but certainly wouldn't have defused him.

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  • She should tell him no, but she couldn't voice the word.

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  • During those years no man had shared her life, but just before Dean was released from the Army, he received surprising word of his mother's second marriage.

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  • He turned and left without another word.

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  • A word to the wise, don't betray someone like Xander.

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  • The term was, however,, particularly applied, in O.E., to a gallows or cross, especially to the Holy Cross on which Christ was crucified, the sense in which the word survives.

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  • We use the word in this article in the second sense.'

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  • A further extension of the meaning in which the word Pali was used followed in a very suggestive way.

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  • The only other important term which requires to be noted here is talweg, a word introduced from the German into French and English, and meaning the deepest line along the valley, which is necessarily occupied by a stream unless the valley is dry.

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  • Trypho, c. 117); "We honour God in prayer, and offer this as the best and holiest sacrifice with righteousness to the righteous Word" (Clem.

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  • In botany, the word is applied to leaves divided into two parts near the base.

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  • Then he said, Listen now to my second word of wisdom.

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  • At first he did not see anything that disturbed him; for word had gone before him to remove from sight everything that might be displeasing or painful.

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  • Imagine that every word you said was recorded by your personal recorder and automatically transcribed.

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  • I did not know that I was spelling a word or even that words existed; I was simply making my fingers go in monkey-like imitation.

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  • I remember the morning that I first asked the meaning of the word, "love."

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  • I quickly learned that each printed word stood for an object, an act, or a quality.

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  • One day, Miss Sullivan tells me, I pinned the word girl on my pinafore and stood in the wardrobe.

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  • I stopped using it only after I had learned to spell the word on my fingers.

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  • In a word, every study had its obstacles.

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  • When her fingers were too tired to spell another word, I had for the first time a keen sense of my deprivations.

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  • In a word, while such friends are near us we feel that all is well.

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  • Three months and a half after the first word was spelled into her hand, she wrote in pencil this letter

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  • Astronomer comes from the Latin word astra, which means stars; and astronomers are men who study the stars, and tell us about them.

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  • Of course she wanted it and tried to take it; but I spelled the word again and patted her hand.

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  • The next word that you receive from me will be in a yellow envelope, and it will tell you when we shall reach Boston.

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  • It is not the word, but the capacity to experience the sensation that counts in his education.

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  • She got every word, for the President's speech is notably distinct.

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  • That word startled my soul, and it awoke, full of the spirit of the morning, full of joyous, exultant song.

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  • You give me your word of honor not to go?

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  • Pierre's mind was in such a confused state that the word "stroke" suggested to him a blow from something.

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  • When he reached his sister's room his wife was already awake and her merry voice, hurrying one word after another, came through the open door.

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  • Then came the word of command.

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  • One soldier, in his fear, uttered the senseless cry, "Cut off!" that is so terrible in battle, and that word infected the whole crowd with a feeling of panic.

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  • Tushin gave no orders, and, silently-- fearing to speak because at every word he felt ready to weep without knowing why--rode behind on his artillery nag.

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  • But he had no time to utter the decisive word which the expression of his face caused his mother to await with terror, and which would perhaps have forever remained a cruel memory to them both.

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  • Next day the prince did not say a word to his daughter, but she noticed that at dinner he gave orders that Mademoiselle Bourienne should be served first.

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  • God is my witness, I didn't know-" he repeated, stressing the word "God" so unnaturally and so unpleasantly that Princess Mary stood with downcast eyes not daring to look either at her father or at Natasha.

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  • We never hear a word but Dolokhov is mentioned.

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  • She so wanted a word from him that would explain to her what had happened and to which she could find no answer.

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  • Then he went on to say that he knew her parents would not give her to him--for this there were secret reasons he could reveal only to her--but that if she loved him she need only say the word yes, and no human power could hinder their bliss.

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  • Let him but say the word and we'll all go....

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  • For this purpose a capable officer, Bolkhovitinov, was chosen, who was to explain the whole affair by word of mouth, besides delivering a written report.

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  • He felt that there was now a judge of his every word and action whose judgment mattered more to him than that of all the rest of the world.

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  • Maybe word got around, because his truck was untouched.

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  • The word was ripped from her throat in a sob.

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  • She slapped him before he could get the word out — an open hand across the face as hard as she could hit.

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  • She should have walked away and given him a chance to think about it, instead of slapping that awful word from his mouth?

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  • Without a word, he carried her to the window seat.

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  • As far as he could tell, she had borne it all without breathing a word to anyone else.

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  • Without another word, the creature dropped.

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  • The White God hadn't said a word, until requesting a hostage of his own in exchange for sending his brother to live with the Black God.

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  • Without another word, she crossed to the door and fled.

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  • I must await word of the messengers.

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  • True to his word, Hilden had posted two guards around the Springs and the barrel.

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  • Vara didn't send word, and only pages ran between their group and the main hold or Memon's armies.

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  • Despite his foreboding, he left the chamber and sent word for Vara to meet him at the main gate.

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  • If it please you, my king, I will send messengers to your advisors for word on Sirian.

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  • I think I speak for all men when I say that word never crossed my mind.

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  • Without another word, he turned to his horse.

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  • I think secretive is the word.

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  • And yet, he had not spoken a word of disapproval.

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  • Without another word, he pulled her close, kissing her passionately.

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  • None of them said a word and Alex never looked at her.

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  • For a moment he didn't respond, and finally he answered with a single word.

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  • Without another word to Alex, she turned and strode toward the barn.

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  • Without another word, she nudged Princess into a lope.

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  • I used the D word first.

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  • His voice broke with the last word.

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  • He turned and left the room without saying another word.

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  • Sure, I said the D word first, but I wasn't the one who said I wanted to get away from all the arguing.

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  • I never thought about it until you said the word.

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  • Maybe passionate would be a better word.

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  • Without another word, he began shoveling dirt around the outside base of the fire pit.

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  • Regardless, he had given his word and no matter how it came out, there was no turning back at this point.

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  • One word crossed his mind – lonely.

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  • She forced a wry smile and each word of her response dripped with sarcasm.

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  • Without another word, he turned and strode away.

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  • Little did he know what she had suspected - or how much his use of the word catamount had revealed.

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  • Only once in her life had she heard that word.

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  • With each word his voice rose and his fingers bit more deeply into her arm.

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  • And you don't believe a word of it, either.

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  • True to his word, Jonny left Xander's at the fifty-eight minute mark.

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  • As in, when I say the word boundary, you stop whatever it is you're doing or about to do and leave me alone.

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  • He sneered as he said the word.

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  • She didn't say the word out loud.

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  • Without another word, she left.

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  • Without another word, he disappeared.

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  • One of the results of these investigations was to extend the meaning of the word mechanism, and comprise under it all laws which obtain in the phenomenal world, not excepting the phenomena of life and mind.

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  • These rules were borrowed almost word for word from the project drawn up at the Brussels international conference of 1874, which, though never ratified, was practically incorporated in the army regulations issued by the Russian government in connexion with the war of 18 77-7 8.

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  • But among archaeologists the word is usually restricted in its technical modern application to a sepulchral mound of greater or less magnitude.

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  • Education, in the strict sense of the word, she had none.

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  • A word must be said of George Sand as a playwright.

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  • By early writers the word was generally given as an equivalent of the Linnaean Loxia, but that genus has been found to include many forms not now placed in the same family.

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  • Salama, from which the word is derived appears in salaam, " peace be with you," the greeting of the East, and in Moslem, and means to be "free" - or "secure."

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  • Throughout the middle ages, moreover, the word alba was somewhat loosely used.

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  • In the language of the Christian Church the word " infallibility " is used in a more absolute sense, as the freedom from all possibility of error guaranteed by the direct action of the Spirit of God.

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  • Some see the guarantee, or at least the indication, of infallibility in the consensus of the Church (quod semper, ubique, et ab omnibus) expressed from time to time in general councils; others see it in the special grace conferred upon St Peter and his successors, the bishops of Rome, as heads of the Church; others again see it in the inspired Scriptures, God's Word.

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  • It is from the particular application of the word to sheep that "flock" is used of the Christian Church in its relation to the "Good Shepherd," and also of a congregation of worshippers in its relation to its spiritual head.

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  • The word "flocculent" is used of many substances which have a fleecy or "flock"-like appearance, such as a precipitate of ferric hydrate.

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  • Most probably this story had its origin in a particular theory as to the meaning of the word mistletoe.

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  • The history, indeed, of many a word lies hid in its equivocal uses; and it in no way derogates from the dignity of the highest poetry to gain strength and variety from the ingenious application of the same sounds to different senses, any more than from the contrivances of rhythm or the accompaniment of imitative sounds.

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  • According to the New English Dictionary, although the origin of the word "cat" is unknown, yet the name is found in various languages as far back as they can be traced.

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  • The word is also sometimes applied to a heavy timber fitted with iron spikes or projections to be thrown down upon besiegers, and to the large work known as a "cavalier."

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  • This usage, coupled with the existence of a distinct term in Gaelic for the wild species, leaves little doubt that the word "cat" properly denotes only the domesticated species.

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  • This latter type appears to be the true "tabby"; since that word denotes a pattern like that of watered silk.

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  • He paid the costs of his royal parchment, and left without a word of reproach.

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  • And yet, though Rembrandt's " Nightwatch " is dated the very year after the publication of the Meditations, not a word in Descartes breathes of any work of art or historical learning.

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  • The derivation of the word labarum is disputed; it appears to be connected with the Basque labarva, signifying standard.

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  • The word, which signifies darkness, is in Homer the gloomy subterranean region through which the departed shades pass into Hades.

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  • The word "bowls" occurs for the first time in the statute of 1511 in which Henry VIII.

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  • The word itself represents the Mongol Khan-Balik, "the city of the khan," or emperor, the title by which Peking continues, more or less, to be known to the Mongols and other northern Asiatics.

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  • In the sense of "flowing water," the word is applied to the inflow of the tide, as opposed to "ebb."

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  • The administration of the affairs of the world by the God of Israel is represented, in a word, as determined not by ethical considerations but by personal preferences.

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  • The derivation of the word has been much debated.

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  • Greek ' Bvri, tribes, races, the word used for the "Gentiles" in the New Testament.

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  • The Albanians, both Ghegs and Tosks, call themselves Shkiipetar, and their land Shkiipenia or Shkiiperia, the former being the Gheg, the latter the Tosk form of the word.

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  • The now naturalized word "sheikhs" would be the exact rendering.

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  • M.) The same word is used in the anonymous prophecy incorporated in the book of Zachariah (xii.

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  • But Wellhausen 1 is probably right in taking the word as a contraction for Hagariah ("Yahweh hath girded"), just as Zaccai (Zacchaeus) is known to be a contraction of Zechariah.

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  • The word was afterwards contracted into its present form.

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  • It must be conceded as no small merit in Lydgate that, in an age of experiment he should have succeeded so often in hitting the right word.

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  • This has led in some quarters to a desire that the moderator should be clothed with greater responsibility and have his period of office prolonged; should be made, in fact, more of a bishop in the Anglican sense of the word.

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  • Before the Reformation the Church would have had the last word; since that event the right and the duty of the civil power have been generally recognized.

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  • The doctrines of Presbyterianism are those generally known as evangelical and Calvinistic. The supreme standard of belief is the Word of God in the original languages.

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  • The word appears in French as pirate for a liquid measure as early as the 13th century.

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  • He was a straightforward and honourable man, who tried his best to do his duty in a position that had been forced upon him, and was in no sense of the word his own seeking.

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  • This last word is the regular French for "knight," and is chiefly used in English for a member of certain foreign military or other orders, particularly of the Legion of Honour.

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  • Charles in the Answer to the Petition (June 13, 1642) speaks of cavaliers as a "word by what mistake soever it seemes much in disfavour."

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  • In this way he has gone over a great portion of the field of physics, and in many cases has either said the last word for the time being, or else started new and fruitful developments.

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  • A more directly religious element, it is true, was introduced by the practice of attending the synagogue service; but it is to be The grammatical inflexions of the word "Sabbath" would show that it is a feminine form, properly shabbat-t for shabbat-t.

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  • There is no evidence that these days were called shabattu, a word which is rendered by umu nuh libbi, " day of rest of the heart," and has been thought to be the origin of Sabbath.

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  • The name Volsci itself is significant not merely in its suffix; the older form Volusci clearly contains the word meaning "marsh" identical with Gr.

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  • For the number " five " a word meaning " many " was employed.

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  • No word exists in their language for such general terms as tree, bird or fish; yet they have invented a name for every species of vegetable and animal they know.

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  • Of sexual morality, in the everyday sense of the word, there is none.

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  • It has been said that his battles were decided by shock action; the real emphasis should be laid upon the word "decided."

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  • That the recurrence of the market determined the length of the week seems clear from the Wajagga custom of naming the days after the markets they visit, as well as from the fact that on the Congo the word for week is the same as the word for market.

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  • The precursor of the thegn was the gesith, the companion of the king or great lord, the member of his comitatus, and the word thegn began to be used to describe a military gesith.

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  • Chadwick (Studies on AngloSaxon Institutions, 1905) says that "the sense of subordination must have been inherent in the word from the earliest time," but it has no connexion with the German dienen, to serve.

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  • The word thane was used in Scotland until the 15th century, to describe an hereditary non-military tenant of the crown.

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  • The word potential does not imply that this energy is not real; it exists in potentiality only in the sense that it is stored away in some latent manner; but it can be drawn upon without limit for mechanical work.

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  • Etymologically the word implies that the messages are written, but its earliest use was of appliances that depended on visual signals, such as the semaphore or optical telegraph of Claude Chappe.

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  • The word is still sometimes employed in this sense, as of the ship's telegraph, by means of which orders are mechanically transmitted from the navigating bridge to the engine room, but when used without qualification it usually denotes telegraphic apparatus worked by electricity, whether the signals that express the words of the message are visual, auditory or written.

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  • The speed of a cable is given in words per minute, the conventional number of five letters per word being understood, though in actual practice, owing to the extensive use of special codes, the number of letters per word is really between eight and nine; and this forms a considerable factor in lowering the earning capacity of a cable.

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  • The radiations interfere in an optical sense of the word, and in some directions reinforce each other and in other directions neutralize each other, so making the resultant radiation greater in some directions than others.

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  • In a word, he is from first to last an undomesticated and savage animal rendered serviceable by stupidity alone, without much skill on his master's part, or any co-operation on his own, save that of an extreme passiveness.

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  • In Milan we hear for the first time the word Comune.

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  • Henceforth it was impossible to publish or to utter a word which might offend the despots of church or state; and the Italians had to amuse their leisure with the polite triflings of academics.

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  • Constituent assemblies met and voted for unity under Victor Emmanuel, but the king could not openly accept the proposal owing to the emperors opposition, backed by the presence of French armies in Lombardy; at a word from Napoleon there might have been an Austrian, and perhaps a Franco-Austrian, invasion of central Italy.

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  • Then it was too late; Victor Emmanuel asked Thiers if he could give his word of honor that with 100,000 Italian troops France could be saved, but Thiers remained silent.

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  • But at present the word "leech" is applied to every member of the group Hirudinea, for the general structure and classification of which see Chaetopoda.

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  • If the word " deism " emphasizes a negative element - rejection of church Christianity - " theism " generally emphasizes the positive element - belief in God.

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  • The philosopher in Abelard's Dialogus inter Judaeum Philosophum et Christianum expects to be saved ex sola lege naturali; here " law of nature " is fully equivalent to Natural Religion, and the word sola sets it in contrast with Christianity.

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  • They did not make much use of the word " intuition," which may indeed be taken in different senses, e.g.

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  • Rational system is the first and last word in this philosophy.

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  • The Three Sermons also point to a moral argument for theism, but forbear to press it (Sermon ii.; when the third sense of the word " Nature " is being explained).

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  • This is the last word of religious truth, though pure philosophy stands still higher.

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  • A word must be given to one of Bruno's contemporary compatriots, namely Campanella, who gave poetic expression to that system of universal vitalism which Bruno developed.

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  • For the world as a whole, however, he postulated a beginning in time (whence his use of the word creation), and further supposed that the impulse of organization which was conveyed to chaotic matter by the Creator issued from a central point in the infinite space spreading gradually outwards.

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  • Of the followers of Schelling a word or two must be said.

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  • A change has taken place in the use of the word evolution.

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  • Some explain the name as the "beer god," from an Illyrian word sabaya, while others suggest a connexion with 2aFo (god of "health") or GrOas.

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  • Such authority in the minds of lay Roman lawyers who first used this word " jurisdiction " was essentially temporal in its origin and in its sphere.

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  • The law includes with clerics, monks, deaconesses, nuns, ascetics; and the word " clerics " covered persons in minor orders, down to doorkeepers.

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  • The word is significant as showing that there was something special and restricted about the position.

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  • The breaking of such a promissory oath was called " perjury " (as in classical Latin and in Shakespeare), contrary to modern usage which confines the word to false evidence before a court of justice.

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  • The etymology of the word Pali is uncertain.

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  • In the following sections the botanical sense of the word is followed, the term being used generally as opposed to animals.

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  • Such a system is called a tissuesystem, the word tissue being employed for any collection of cells with common structural, developmental, or functional characters to which it may be conveniently applied.

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  • The word is derived from the general resemblance of the texture of plant substance to that of a textile fabric, and dates from a period when the fundamental constitution of plant substance from individual cells was not yet discovered.

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  • The word metamorphosis cannot, in fact, be used any longer in its original sense, for the change which it implied does not normally occur in ontogeny, and in phylogeny the idea is more accurately expressed by the term differentiation.

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  • In its plural form, Swahili, the word has become the tribal name of the natives inhabiting the coast strip opposite Zanzibar.

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  • Certain ancient stringed instruments were played with a plectrum or plucker made of the quill of a bird's feather, and the word has thus been used of a plectrum made of other material and differing in shape, and also of an analogous object for striking the strings in the harpsichord, spinet or virginal.

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  • Applying this principle to the art of poetry, and analysing, line by line and even word by word, the works of great poets, he deduced the law that the beauty of poetry consists in the accuracy, beauty and harmony of individual expression.

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  • Investigations of every kind which have been based on original sources of knowledge may be styled "research," and it may be said that without "research" no authoritative works have been written, no scientific discoveries or inventions made, no theories of any value propounded; but the word also has a somewhat restricted meaning attached to it in current usage.

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  • Ptolemy used the word geography to signify the description of the whole oekumene on mathematical principles, while chorography signified the fuller description of a particular region, and topography the very detailed description of a smaller locality.

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  • The popular Physical meaning is better conveyed by the word physiography, a geography.

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  • The word does not occur in any other Teutonic language.

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  • In botany the word is used for ovaries not terminating in a stigma.

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  • Those who freely submitted were always released on parole, and Dozsa not only never broke his given word, but frequently assisted the escape of fugitives.

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  • According to others' it is the word found in Ezek.

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  • The name is believed to be a corruption of the word "A-sam," the latter part of which is identical with "Shan" (properly "Sham") and with "Siam."

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  • King, the word may probably be a corruption of an Eastern name for the stone.

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  • The quality which Geoffrey Malaterra expresses by the word "effrenatissima" is also clearly marked in Norman history.

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  • It appears also in the Bayeux Tapestry, and it is the only word used when any legal distinction had to be drawn between classes of men in the English kingdom.

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  • To form a true understanding of what is strictly implied in the word "nobility," in its social as opposed to a purely moral sense, it is needful to distinguish its meaning from that of several words with which it is likely to be confounded.

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  • Yet nobility, in some shape or another, has existed in most places and times of the world's history, while the British peerage is an institution purely local, and one which has actually hindered the existence of a nobility in the sense which the word bears in most other countries.

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  • This last is a word which is often greatly abused; but, whenever it is used with any regard to its true meaning, it is a word strictly political, implying a particular form of government.

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  • To not a few it would seem a contradiction to speak of nobility or aristocracy in a republic. Yet, though many republics have eschewed nobility, there is nothing in a republican, or even in a democratic, form of government inconsistent with the existence of nobility; and it is only in a republic that aristocracy, in the strict sense of the word, can exist.

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  • This fact is overshadowed in England, partly by the habitual use of the word "gentleman" (q.v.) in various secondary uses, partly by the prevalent confusion between ai dg retry.

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  • But that they are the same is proved by the use of the French word gentilhomme, a word which has pretty well passed out of modern use, but which, as long as it remained in use, never lost its true meaning.

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  • The word "gentleman" has lost its original meaning in a variety of other uses, while the word "nobleman" has come to be confined to members of the peerage and a few of their immediate descendants.

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  • Patricians and plebeians went on as orders defined by law, till the distinction died out in the confusion of things under the empire, till at last the word "patrician" took quite a new meaning.

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  • The word "plebeian," in its strict sense, is no more contemptuous than the word commoner !in England.

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  • The English thegn sometimes yielded to, sometimes changed into, the Norman baron, using that word in its widest sense, without any violent alteration in his position.

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  • That coat-armour has been lavishly granted and often assumed without right, that the word "gentleman" has acquired various secondary senses, proves nothing; that is the natural result of a state of things in which the status of gentry carries with it no legal advantage, and yet is eagerly sought after on social grounds.

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  • In short, there is no real nobility in England; for the class which answers to foreign nobility has so long ceased to have any practical privileges that it has long ceased to be looked on as a nobility, and the word nobility has been transferred to another class which has nothing answering to it out of the three British kingdoms. 2 This last ' This statement is mainly interesting as expressing the late Professor Freeman's view; it is, however, open to serious criticism.

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  • In its origin it was a mere personal mark of distinction, in the primary sense of this word.

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  • In the first place, the content of the word "knowledge" is never properly developed.

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  • They had no places of worship, nor, though they had sacred wooden figures, is there any reason to consider that they were idolaters in the strict sense of the word.

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  • The word Rus, in former times wrongly connected with the tribal name Rhoxolani, is more probably derived from Ruotsi, a Finnish name for the Swedes, which seems to be a corruption of the Swedish rothsmenn, " rowers " or " seafarers."

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  • It is noteworthy that even the third Duma in its address to the throne, if it avoided the tabooed word " Constitution," avoided also all mention of autocracy.

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  • As a legislative body the powers of the Council are co-ordinate with those of the Duma; in practice, however, it has seldom if ever initiated legislation.6 The Duma of the Empire or Imperial Duma (Gosudarstvennaya Duma), which forms the Lower House of the Russian parliament, consists (since the ukaz of the znd of June 1907) on the 27th of April 1906, while the name and princi p le of autocracy was jealously preserved, the word " unlimited " vanished.

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  • The word parliament may, however, be used as a convenient term, failing a better.

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  • Each community is presided over by an "angel," or prophet, and a prophetess, whose word is law.

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  • From the earliest times the term tsar - a contraction of the word Caesar - had been applied to the kings in Biblical history and the Byzantine emperors, and Ivan III.

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  • This word, he complains, should denote the heavenly food, the reasonable feast alone, and the Lord never used it of mere junketings.

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  • In Armenia the Greek word agape has been used ever since the 4th century to indicate these sacrificial meals, which either began or ended with a eucharistic celebration.

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  • It was simply a covering epithet, and like the word "god" could be transferred from one deity to another.

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  • There can be no reasonable doubt that the Levite here was member of a priestly tribe or order, and this view is confirmed by the discovery of what is really the same word in south Arabian inscriptions.

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  • The word holiness (qodesh) in primitive Hebrew usage partook of the nature of taboo, and came to be applied to whatever, whether thing or person, stood in close relation to deity and belonged to him, and could not, therefore, be used or treated like other objects not so related, and so was separated or stood apart.

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