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These hopes that we have helped to inspire, we can help to fulfill.

I shall not be able to fulfill my engagements for to-night, so it really does not matter.

She was probably bold enough and hardy enough to fulfill her mission.

And then Keziah began to fulfill her agreement with Dr. Parker.

To promise, however, is one thing, to fulfill the obligation another.

Your wishes, however, no one will fulfill without deceiving you.

What changes will be necessary in order that they may fulfill it better?

He was one of the first to answer to his own call, to fulfill his own prediction.

He made no secret promises, none at all that he did not intend to fulfill.

Hers is a wonderful mission, and she is surely about to fulfill it.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English fullfyllan "fill up, make full," from full + fyllan (see fill, which is ultimately from the root of full). Used early of prophecy and perhaps a translation of Latin implere, adimplere. Related: Fulfilled; fulfilling.

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