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objective
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Ender`s Game
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objective
Used in
Ender`s Game
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  • Ender didn't like games where the rules could be anything and the objective was known to them alone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He might have two enemy ships at once; there might be obstacles, the debris of space; he began to have to worry about fuel and limited weapons; the computer began to assign him particular things to destroy or accomplish, so that he had to avoid distractions and achieve an objective in order to win.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • By any objective analysis, you would have to agree that...

  • There were lots of rumors, but no objective evidence.

  • Complete objectivity is hard for people to attain when making personal decisions.

  • The bank insisted upon an objective appraisal of the house before they would give a loan.

  • The knife of subjectivity-and-objectivity had cut Quality in two and killed it as a working concept.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

  • In the book he talks about objectivity at least twice as a set of "shackles" that journalists have to break and shrug off in order to be truly responsible and carry out the kind of crusades that journalists need to carry out.
    Lynne V. Cheney  --  Telling the Truth  --  http://www.aei.org/publications/pubID.18094,filter.all/pub_detail.asp(retrieved 06/29/06)

  • This was the stamp James Taggart had dreaded, from which there was no escape: the stamp and proof of objectivity.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged

  • You`ll need to have the objectivity, and the sensitivity of a counselor to write the book that should be written on Hawkins Hollow…
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
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