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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

What something is made of.

Usage examples (33)
  • A boy is the only known substance from which a man can be made.
  • Cooperation on what we call substance, that is the resolution of the remaining disarmament issues, in my view, has been less good.
  • What, he asks me in substance, is the main problem of writers in general, and of writers who know their time is short in particular?
  • But what the film lacks in substance is compensated for via sheer propulsiveness, staggering inventiveness, and mind-boggling visuals. for more
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