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That was true most dramatically for New York City in the 1970s, though other cities such as Detroit and Chicago were hardly models of fiscal rectitude.
AMERICA'S CITIES ARE IN CRISIS. THEY SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO RAISE DEBT TO SAVE THEMSELVESZACHARY KARABELLFEBRUARY 11, 2021TIME
Over a range, therefore, of infinite extent, the principles of eternal rectitude are maintained.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
He supposed that all men are born equally good, but that the temptations of the world at length destroy the original rectitude.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
In the first place, the present state of society testifies to a neglect somewhere of inculcating habits of rectitude.
REFLECTIONS ON THE OPERATION OF THE PRESENT SYSTEM OF EDUCATION, 1853CHRISTOPHER C. ANDREWS
Both the purity of his nature and the rectitude of his judgment would have kept him straight.'
LIFE OF JOHN COLERIDGE PATTESONCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Woman's virtue is founded upon a modest countenance, precise behavior, rectitude, and a deficiency of suitors.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
The people of Sevenoaks had long before heard of the fall of Sam Yates from his early rectitude.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
Camilla now felt more permanently revived, because better satisfied with the rectitude of her conduct.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Val fell a sudden prey to the old loneliness in the midst of so much family rectitude.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
A man whom he liked and respected was about to fire the first shot on behalf of unctuous rectitude and the conventions.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO RECTITUDE

  • amounts
  • applications
  • bookings
  • bulks
  • commissions
  • engagements
  • goods
  • materials
  • purchases
  • quantities
  • requisitions
  • reservations
  • reserves
  • shipments
  • stipulations
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