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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESIGNING

It has cost over $200,000, and it was in course of designing and construction two years.

Why did Mrs. Hallam suspect him of designing to meet Calendar at Queensborough?

And always thrown at his head by designing parents for his money.

This tendency is counteracted by designing the cross section with superelevation.

So I invited him to sup with me, just as if he were a fair youth, and I a designing lover.

I have,” said Euthydemus, “and continue to do so every day, designing to have as many as I can get.

Our manufacturers do not consider health in designing the shape of chairs.

Then got to be a designing engineer and now—well—there you are!

Then that poor child would be safe from these designing, horrid people.

Yet not a single whisper of what the nation was designing and planning leaked abroad.

WORD ORIGIN

"scheming," 1670s, present participle adjective from design (v.).

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