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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HELPFUL

A change to the country could not but be helpful in such an undertaking.

The following references are given in the hope that they will be helpful to the teacher.

It is hoped that the work will be as helpful as it has been pleasant to perform.

The mother had pulled a bottle out of her bag and was quite cool and helpful.

Mr. Bangs wrote it, with helpful suggestions, many of them, from Miss Phipps.

I looked for help, but Hephzy's expression was not helpful at all.

His tail is wagging when he sits, His paws are helpful baseball mitts.

Discharge tests are helpful in the case of a battery that has lost capacity.

A brief discussion of specific gravity might be helpful at this point.

Every man there wished that his wife were as clever and helpful as Mrs. Calcraft.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from help (n.) + -ful. Related: Helpfully; helpfulness.

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