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Synonyms for SUBSTANCE

Usage Examples for SUBSTANCE

  1. More than this, no pleasure or satisfaction would be such, none would be of any worth, or substance, or value in their eyes, were it not for the thought of higher things, and for the firm belief they have in them. - "Pepita Ximenez" by Juan Valera
  2. " It has happened like that before, several times, and sometimes there are other people to be considered- I mean there might be another girl whom the man had liked before, and when he had given her up, and found that- that-" " That he had given up the substance and grasped the shadow-" " Yes; then, of course, they would both be miserable, and it would be worse than ever." - "The Heart of Una Sackville" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey