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Some activists work on both causes, and others see their work as ideologically sympathetic.
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The word comes from the grief that these players cause for others.
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She offers, “Equity is about getting to the root causes of the patterns that you’re seeing and not stopping short” at what companies can see through analysis, “but rather, why is the context what it is.”
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A seriously wobbly wheel may have compromised bearings in the hub, for instance, which causes it to spin irregularly.
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Malaria is an infectious disease caused by a parasite, but it is not contagious because you don’t get it just by being around or coming into contact with an infected person.
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Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Without any known cause of offence, a tacit acknowledgement of mutual dislike was shewn by Louis and de Patinos.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
There is cause for alarm when they bring one hundred and ten ships into these seas without any means of resistance on our part.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
If we are to have a real education along lines of expression we must begin with the "content," or cause, of expression.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Rapidity of action and a self-confidence which on the battlefield never felt itself beaten were the cause of Murat's success.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CAUSE

  • arm-twists
  • badgers
  • bites
  • brings
  • brings forth
  • brings out
  • brings to light
  • calls forth
  • causes
  • derives
  • educes
  • evinces
  • evokes
  • evolves
  • exacts
  • extorts
  • extracts
  • fetches
  • gives rise to
  • milks
  • obtains
  • puts muscle on
  • puts the arm on
  • rattles
  • shakes
  • shakes down
  • squeezes
  • wrests
  • wrings
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