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substance

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1 the basic elements from which something can be developed

  • many thought that the mayorʼs speech lacked substance because specific proposals for solving the cityʼs problems were few
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2 the quality or qualities that make a thing what it is

  • tireless caring and nurturing that was the very substance of maternal love
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name of the game

3 the total of one's money and property

  • measure the worth of a person not by his earthly substance but by his good deeds
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4 one that has a real and independent existence

  • the question of whether the soul is a substance entirely independent of the body
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