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motive
used in And Then There Were None

3 uses
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Definition
a reason for doing something
  • Armstrong said: "And the motive?"
    p. 181.4
motive = reason (for doing something)
  • I'd want some proof. Motive, to begin with.
    p. 86.9
  • motive = a reason (for doing something)
  • There was certainly no motive.
    p. 252.5
motive = reason (for doing something)
There are no more uses of "motive" in And Then There Were None.

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