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It was such a magnificent sum that Sol did not feel like taking the familiarity with it of mentioning it aloud.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Of which the sum is that all the parties to the case are evidently, for the time being, Protestants!
I've tried to teach lots of folks; an' sum learns quick, an' some don't never learn; it's jest 's 't strikes 'em.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The King now increased it to the enormous sum of two shilling and ten pence.
With that sum, twice as much infantry could be maintained as that which your Majesty has here.
The duty on importation had been only twopence per pound, a moderate sum in view of the prices realized by the sale of it.
Receive ye discipline as a great sum of money, and possess abundance of gold by her.
Twenty dollars a month is the salary, and school keeps for six months, so I shall earn the large sum of $120 a year.
As the Chinese are so numerous, the sum amounts to considerable, although it it not all paid to the fiscal.
In the evening the little theatre is illuminated regardless of expense, a fabulous sum being expended on extra lamps.

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION