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noun as in symbol of an alphabet

noun as in written communication

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She did urge the county to take out SDSU students from the statistics, and they’re going to send a letter to the state asking that the SDSU numbers not be included in the calculation of the county’s tier status.

I could name many of them who, for example, organized and signed a letter of support for me in 1991.

From Ozy

That’s why Ivan tells Selin that his love for her is “for the person writing your letters.”

From Vox

Let’s get to the letter of the law, as Apple is a stickler for precision when it comes to these rules.

Obviously, thankfully, that letter never needed to be opened, but I wrote that letter that tells your loved ones what you want them to know.

From Ozy

In memoriam, Parker Molloy writes a powerful letter to Leelah.

Your letter highlights so many of the harsh realities trans people face, specifically in regard to how society rejects us.

Just a few short years ago, I sat down at my computer, and I typed out a similar goodbye letter.

Copies of the letter were sent to senior members of the church hierarchy and to the Soviet government.

I have never gotten one letter in my office about one of those.

He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.

Hoosier hurried on board the boat, and followed Dick's instructions to the letter.

A letter from Fajardo to the king (December 10, 1621) concerns various matters of administration and business.

How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.

With this letter is another by the same writer, dated July 30, 1622—a postscript to a duplicate of the preceding letter.


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