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would

verb as in choose

verb as in give, bequeath to another

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But on Thursday Boxer triggered a Golden State political earthquake, announcing that she would not seek a fifth term in 2016.

To those who agreed with him, Bush pledged that the law against same-sex marriage would remain intact.

It would became one of the first great mysteries in the United States of America, as it was only then 23 years old.

Without it, they say, the disease would surely kill her within two years.

Almost all of the network and cable news channels said that they would not be showing the cartoons either.

"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.

Bessires was included because he would never win it at any later date, but his doglike devotion made him a priceless subordinate.

You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.

He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.

And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.

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On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to would, such as: authorize, decree, resolve, intend, exert, and bid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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