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So, the arrival of a foreign journalist in Belgika merits a town meeting.

The government has blocked every opportunity to challenge this case on its merits.

He criticized rather than praised the merits of powerful government, but he did so with unequivocal certainty.

U.S. schools will receive funding and “customers” regardless of their merits (or lack thereof).

I could bring concepts to her and have them considered on their merits.

He must trust to his human merits, and not miracles, for his Sonship is of no value in this conflict.

Monotheism is strictly inconsistent with the supremacy of “merits” which is the very soul of Oriental religion.

It was wise in him to do so, and thus to draw men's thoughts from Planner's faults to his own unquestioned merits.

It still, I am glad to hear, runs an honorable and profitable course, which its merits well deserve.

The Act of 1896 was one of considerable importance to British Railways and, therefore, merits a few words.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to merits, such as: compensation, interest, payment, rate, repayment, and right.

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