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Mrs. Milbrey entered, news of importance visibly animating her.

The voyage was more than half completed, and nothing of importance had occurred to mark it.

Let us realize the importance of the attitude in which we stand before the world.

And he added, swelling visibly with importance: "We got to protect the city."

The importance of bulk in foods cannot be emphasized too much.

Discuss the importance of salads and their value in the diet.

Perhaps he'll get to understand the importance of what we've been saying pretty soon.

Miss Wardwell swelled with importance and let her superior ask her twice.

The external things of life seem to me now of no importance at all.

What is to be said about the importance of praying in faith?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, from Middle French importance or directly from Medieval Latin importantia, from importantem (see important).

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