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Unlike former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Huckabee is not immediately forming an exploratory committee.

The attendees, who included John Adams and George Washington, set about forming a plan of governance for the new nation.

A minute ago I was convinced this wasn't going to work, and now I can feel a script forming.

The equations of general relativity unambiguously predict event horizons forming if mass is sufficiently concentrated.

Everywhere we look in the cosmos, we see galaxies, forming a thick network that almost looks like cells in the human brain.

All our intelligent students will insist upon learning what they can of these discussions and forming opinions for themselves.

They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.

So far, except that he possessed an exceptionally charming voice, I had no chance of forming an opinion of my cousin's fiancé.

Oh that their ranks could be kept filled and that a mould so unique was being used to its fullest in forming new regulars.

The backs are mostly cut the reverse way of the grain to the present rule, forming what are now termed "slab" backs.


On this page you'll find 149 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forming, such as: basic, combining, composing, division, essential, and factor.

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