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ulterior
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Definition
hidden — usually of a motive or purpose for doing something
  • There were no deep manipulative ulterior motives.
    Afterward (14% in)
  • He sees that they consistently are doing exactly that which they accuse the Sophists of doing...using emotionally persuasive language for the ulterior purpose of making the weaker argument, the case for dialectic, appear the stronger.
    Part 4 (61% in)

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