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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The cause or intention underlying an action or situation,

Usage examples (30)
  • Noun : to study the whys and wherefores of a situation
  • Adverb : wherefore let us be grateful
  • The "wherefore" is resumed from Heb 12: 1. lift up -- In Isa 35: 3, from which Paul here quotes, it is, "Strengthen ye the weak hands."
  • And wherefore is he wearing such a conscience-stricken air? for more
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