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substantive
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  • Perhaps his exalted appreciation of the merits of the old girl causes him usually to make the noun-substantive "goodness" of the feminine gender.

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  • Still, Pearson had to be more mindful of the concerns of black residents than at the beginning of his career—even if that mindfulness didn’t translate into any substantive changes during his tenure.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Most of the questions were substantive and academic, until she was thrown a curve.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes

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