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But a social worker, Ida Peck, continued to harass McCall at home, bullying her into receiving more painful, purposeless injections.
Members sometimes sell marijuana and cocaine, but major cartels have been uninterested in partnering with the gang, because purposeless violence is bad for business.
How many of the men and women who are the heroes of Worth’s tales can possibly stand in the face of such purposeless slaughter?
Sydenham is an autoimmune illness characterized by rapid, involuntary, purposeless movements, especially of the face, feet and hands.
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PURPOSELESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of purposeless for English Language Learners
: having or seeming to have no purpose or reason
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