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aspire
used in The Fountainhead

7 uses
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Definition
to hope to be successful — especially in a career
  • Mandatory reading for anyone aspiring to the title of intellectual.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (20% in)
  • You must aspire to give the proper artistic expression to his wishes.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (90% in)
  • Well, I could say that I must aspire to build for my client the most comfortable, the most logical, the most beautiful house that can be built.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (91% in)
  • No one aspired to the first.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (53% in)
  • There seemed to be a great many aspiring to that title.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (20% in)
  • Whatever made you think that I aspired to be dangerous, Mrs. Gillespie?
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (30% in)
  • Let us aspire to no virtue which cannot be shared.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (85% in)

There are no more uses of "aspire" in The Fountainhead.

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