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A judge in that case has yet to rule on most of the substance of Amazon’s lawsuit.

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This is a substance that can give a person immunity from a disease.

To keep a wormhole’s throat from collapsing, some substance with negative mass must prop it open.

We believe the substance and process for this important park planning policy needs more attention and significant changes.

These foreign invaders contain substances the body doesn’t recognize.

Scalise spoke briefly, adding little of substance, saying that the people back home know him best.

“Any time you put a foreign substance into anybody you have the potential for an adverse event,” Geisbert reminds.

Those with a slightly sleazier bent have dredged up reports of his weight gain, substance abuse, and arrest.

South Carolina and Alabama courts have already ruled late-pregnancy substance abuse can be considered a form of child abuse.

Things got even more serious when Cosby moved on to the subject of substance abuse and children.

In withdrawing aside sorrow remaineth: and the substance of the poor is according to his heart.

Its backbone should be the study of biology and its substance should be the threshing out of the burning questions of our day.

The nature both of this substance and the antecedent substance from which it is derived is not known.

But this paper was a very tough, fibrous substance, and would resist quite a heavy blow as well as keep out the cold.

There has always been a mystery connected with this remarkable substance.


On this page you'll find 208 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to substance, such as: item, material, object, stuff, texture, and actuality.

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