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as in potential
often makings plural the basic elements from which something can be developed she has all the makings of an excellent leader, but she needs some experience first

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verb

present participle of make
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as in creating
to be the cause of (a situation, action, or state of mind) the cats made quite a disturbance when they knocked the Christmas tree over

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“Making.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/making. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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