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substantive
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  • However, I felt like a schoolmaster amidst children, and persisted, and presently I had a score of noun substantives at least at my command; and then I got to demonstrative pronouns, and even the verb "to eat."
  • Either I missed some subtle point or their language was excessively simple—almost exclusively composed of concrete substantives and verbs.

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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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