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Some were even re-arrested for the same nefarious purpose, and the daily papers published their names on each occasion.
I called out several times, as loud as I could raise my voice, but all to no purpose.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The emperor Nicholas of Russia declared, by ukase, his purpose to assist Austria.
For the purpose of ascertaining the Board's powers in this connection the opinion of the Attorney General has been requested.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The culture of expression is a very different thing from the artful imitation of the signs of feeling and purpose.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
At other times they have a dreadful look of being fibs invented for the purpose of covering a fault.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The purpose of these larger windows is the effectual lighting of the Boardroom, which is of the height of two storeys.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
If he fall, God has his wise purpose in the judgement, and I shall find resignation.
Recollective Analysis, or Analysis for the purpose of helping to learn by heart, is not an originating or manufacturing process.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
All Koreans pay great honour to their dead parents, and tablets to their memory are placed in some room set apart for the purpose.

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION