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I can only say, that the substitutes you propose are not suited to my condition.

And so it would fare with me, as it does with them that are turned out of doors by their substitutes.

Hundreds of thousands of substitutes will, therefore, be thrown out of work.

Still, in all the substitutes there seemed to me a reminiscence of what they replaced.

It substitutes an aptitude for what ought to be pure acquirement.

But, in other sections, many will find it necessary to use straw and other substitutes.

Then came Helvétius and Holbach, not merely with criticism, but with substitutes.

Don't you worry, for I'll have eleven men and three or four substitutes.

These relations are substitutes for social feelings that do not exist.

But the above assumption is dispensed with by Lynn who substitutes one of his own.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c. in transitive sense, 1888 as intransitive, from Latin substitutus, past participle of substituere (see substitution). Related: Substituted; substituting.

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