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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GREATER

The greater part of these taxes, however, do not belong to the King personally.

The Germans use a greater variety of patterns than any other nation.

That's fortunate, sir; if you are a stranger here, your service to me will be greater.

I think it would be a greater tragedy if she has come too late.

And if they had consulted him he could have asked for no greater favor.

But go on, Miss: your mortification will be the greater; that's all, child.

But I say to all men, what we have achieved in liberty, we will surpass in greater liberty.

When Vavasor was gone she turned with greater diligence to her musical studies.

We prove that we are nearer the truth by our greater command of the Father's resources.

The bloodshed at this point was greater than at the gateway.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English gryttra, Anglian *gretra; comparative of great.

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