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If you are confident early on that the target committed serious crimes, there is always a temptation to will a prosecution into existence even when the facts, the law, or the fair-handed administration of justice do not support bringing charges.

From Vox

How can you properly legislate the ad industry if you do not understand the fundamental existence of the ad industry…but, I digress.

Potts and Anthony Mallott, Byron’s son, have since acknowledged the existence of a nondisclosure agreement signed in September 2019 or later but declined to provide a copy.

Although the existence of some kind of Dragon Age 4 was an open secret, it took years for the studio even to admit publicly there was indeed a new game in development.

It’s not known when people first inhabited Siberia year-round, but the new DNA analysis shows that woolly rhinos continued to thrive long after mobile human groups likely knew of the animals’ existence.

I am so sorry that your parents did this to you, developing their own discriminatory take on your existence.

That user's posts were being wiped completely from existence.

Beech-Nut is still in existence, and is the third largest baby food manufacturer in the United States.

“What they are really doing is justifying their existence,” Banes said.

The cities of the heartland came into existence, first and foremost, as economic entities.

Here and there roving parties appeared, but having no recognized leaders, their existence did not invalidate the treaty.

But the cavalry officer melted imperceptibly out of her existence.

He chiefly divided his time between the House of Lords and sitting at home, lamenting over his own ill-starred existence.

When Europeans, native travelers and mails were swept out of existence they fought each other.

The system had then been in existence, in a more or less informal way, for about eight years.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to existence, such as: continuation, presence, reality, survival, world, and actuality.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.