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noun as in reason

Weak match

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I mean, even Ron Fournier of National Journal, usually devoted to the pox-on-both-houses, why-can't-Obama-lead?

DB: Why/how does Credit Suisse feel like a good fit for you?

Ferguson reverses those emphases—focusing solely on this historic meltdown, the who/what/where/why/how.

Till now one with sudden hiss: "But-good Christ-just look-why, the roof's leaning—!"

And what is it that brings disaster on those who employ the phalanx?Why the phalanx fails.

It needed a beefy person with fat legs and a large amount of inexplicable dignity, a regular God-knows-why loftiness.

Weren't they as good as gold this morning, Emily?and yesterday!why they never murmured, as good as gold they were.

Like other sharp children, Why-Why was always asking metaphysical conundrums.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to why, such as: cause, motive, mystery, proof, and how.

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