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Adj.1.more than - (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree; "more land"; "more support"; "more rain fell"; "more than a gallon"
comparative, comparative degree - the comparative form of an adjective or adverb; "`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'"; "`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'"; "`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'"
much - (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent; "not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"
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While concerned with the real world of political possibilities, their dislike of abstraction discouraged a more than limited attention to the theoretical questions which should underlie and justify any sort of practical programming: not least, as both Plato and Aristotle recognized, in that they evade the basic question of the nature and intelligibility of the concept of justice itself.
Such dialogue as exists in these works is conversational more than dialectic, presenting and describing the attainable ideal society and serving as an educational and improving experience for the narrator.
As Miller observes, the Monotessaron presents More with three points of discussion on this verse--the selection of Peter, John, and James; the sadness and fear of Christ; and Christ's command to pray with him--but More is "primarily interested in the second point, to which he devotes more than fifteen times as much space as to the other two points combined.
Nature and Law have become more than estranged, and the result is a general muddling of ethical behavior and a reduction of a public body's capacity to act meaningfully on its own consensus--in other words, its own conscience.
HAVING supported Newcastle for more than 50 years I am despondent about the current state of affairs.
Du-More's dental products are made of a plastic that biodegrades to nothing more than carbon dioxide, water and humus, without leaving fragments of petropolymers in the soil.
Hythloday doesn't adjudicate between these two possible interpretations, doesn't place the monkey as explicitly sub-human or pseudo-human; in its mischief partly anthropomorphized, and poised between the human and the animal, it remains little more than a moment in the fictional creation of the island, a moment (like the sailor's cough in Giles's letter to Busleyden that deprives Giles of the knowledge of the exact location of the island) that shapes the text's fictional structure as it is.
provide more than sufficient material for prayer for us to not add another special page at the end.
But without justice, without the one virtue that commands us to render everyone their due, a country is little more than a band of brigands.
What you see is more than an outstanding, five-decade creative collaboration; it's one of the dance world's great love stories, too.
Here, more than ever, it's made clear that when she enters a room, the ``gorgon'' dowager Lady Bracknell has marriage on her mind.
The event at the Knights of St Columba Social Club has added more than pounds 250 to the St Thomas More's RC Church building repair fund.

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