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Synonyms for not

negation of a word or group of words


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A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all work, so that these hard days need not be wasted.
I'll try and be what he loves to call me, `a little woman' and not be rough and wild, but do my duty here instead of wanting to be somewhere else," said Jo, thinking that keeping her temper at home was a much harder task than facing a rebel or two down South.
Now, my little pilgrims, suppose you begin again, not in play, but in earnest, and see how far on you can get before Father comes home.
First, the court held that the government's interests are not always prejudiced when taxpayers file a late election that allows them to limit their tax liability to the amount they would have paid had they been knowledgeable about the tax law.
If they did not exist with Him eternally, but came into existence temporally, then there must be another cause for their existence.
The amount reported is the largest benefit that is more likely than not to be sustained upon examination.
Both mean roughly the same thing, but to Air Force personnel not familiar with Army terminology, discussion of a "rock drill" can be confusing.
It is praise coming from one hanging by a thread but still trusting that what he is experiencing has not escaped God's eyes.
Many of them cannot quite articulate what it is they intuit about the nobility of marriage, but they seem to know that if marriage was something less than themselves, like a revocable and private contract, there would be nothing to aspire to; for one does not aspire to what is lower, but only towards what is higher and loftier.
The attorney-client privilege protects communications between the client and the lawyer made for the purpose of enabling the lawyer to provide legal advice or other legal services to the client, as long as both of them intend for the communications to remain confidential and the purpose of the communication is not to further a crime or a fraud.
Though they came from different parties and had different perspectives, many of their arguments were sound and persuasive--but were not what most representatives, who were apparently under the control of the internationalist world trade lobby, wanted to hear.
If you do not know how to build, you can always destroy.
Indeed, life in our licensed culture has begun to feel natural, and it must be said that it's not all bad.
No one is expecting such a trial, because DHEA has long been used so it cannot be patented: therefore no pharmaceutical company will pay for the research, because it could not recoup its investment later by charging monopoly prices.