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The pair came off, for all intents and purposes, as passionately opinionated amateurs on the subject at hand.

For all intents and purposes, sodium thiopental is now unavailable in the United States.

The episode of Girls airing this Sunday has Marnie hitting what, for all intents and purposes, should be considered rock bottom.

In 1965 David Ben-Gurion, for all intents and purposes the founder of the state, led a breakaway group from Mapai to form Rafi.

He “buckled” and gave up, and for all intents and purposes refused to re-engage after that.

Courthorne's land was mine to all intents and purposes before it was his, and now it reverts to me.

To all intents and appearances, Roderick Hoff had dropped off the earth on or about April twelfth.

The Chinese quarter is to all intents and purposes a Chinese city.

They call these great creatures eagle-hawks, but they are wholly eagles, to all intents and purposes.

It is a story to all intents and purposes without a woman in it: or, if that is saying too much, certainly without a heroine.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intents, such as: animus, bottom line, design, desire, drift, and end.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.