Adjectives for Aim | Words to describe Aim


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  • 1. This was the original aim of the movement for woman's emancipation. 🔊
  • 2. His only aim was to get out--to get away. 🔊
  • 3. To make his boys hardy, and to give them early sailor-habits, seemed to be his only aim; to this everything was subordinate. 🔊
  • 4. Time and intrigue and conspiracy had distracted his mind, and the Jehad became the fixed aim and end of his life. 🔊
  • 5. Kit took a rapid aim, and fired a bullet into his fore-shoulder; which only made him growl the louder, however. 🔊
  • 6. I cocked the gun, took careful aim at the big brute's left eye, and let go. 🔊
  • 7. The eyes should not be less than 12 inches from the hindsight, if from 2 to 3 feet so much the better, and a more accurate aim will be the result. 🔊
  • 8. With a wild yell, he started firing his revolver toward the closely-grouped savages, taking careful aim with each shot. 🔊
  • 9. Quick as the lightning's flash Paul raised his pistol, and with steady aim fired. 🔊
  • 10. So much, however, of intellectual aim and activity mixed with her alliances, as to breathe a certain dignity and myrrh through them all. 🔊
  • 11. And Philo's theology has a two-fold aim, in which either part complements the other. 🔊
  • 12. In the Christmas mummings the chief aim was to surprise by the oddity of the masks, and singularity and splendour of the dresses. 🔊
  • 13. The chief aim should be to retain all the elements contained in the food articles, whether the cereals, vegetables, or fruits. 🔊
  • 14. In whatever measure ill-controlled individuals may yield to personal impulses or attractions, the aim of the race must be a collective aim. 🔊
  • 15. Their rifles came up and yelled at one another like a string of firecrackers; they wasted a lot of powder and lead by not taking careful aim. 🔊
  • 16. They rested at last on a spot of brown showing through some bushes, and, raising his rifle, he fired with sure aim. 🔊
  • 17. One evening they were all seated on the verandah together, and Gordon began to speak of making a fortune as a high aim. 🔊
  • 18. But we may proceed in the wrong direction, by making it our immediate aim and object to exalt the sovereignty of God. 🔊
  • 19. When he got within about twenty-five yards he fired his first barrel (after taking a very deliberate aim) at an old grey hen. 🔊
  • 20. With an unusually competent aim for him, he landed a stone on the side of my head which raised a bump there that felt like the Matterhorn. 🔊
  • 21. To this end his first great aim would be to cause, if possible, an estrangement between Jacob and his master. 🔊
  • 22. Still, to be sensible of a vocation is something, nay, is much, for most of us drift without any particular aim or predominant purpose. 🔊
  • 23. How, in fact, can we imagine force encroaching upon the liberty of citizens without infringing upon justice, and so acting against its proper aim? 🔊
  • 24. Our cannon, almost all old-fashioned and of short range, are at once dismounted by the fearful and exact aim of the Prussians. 🔊
  • 25. His single aim was to restore the purity of teaching and the right administration of the Sacraments in accordance with the Scriptures. 🔊
  • 26. I waited till it crossed a belt of light which streamed from the back kitchen below me, and then I took careful aim and pulled the trigger. 🔊
  • 27. He has from the first to assume he has an Aim, a definite Aim, and to pretend to an absolute consistency with that. 🔊
  • 28. In the meantime, the boats had drifted within twenty rods, and Spalding, taking deliberate aim, fired. 🔊
  • 29. What we must now investigate is any vicious tendencies that may be found in the money-making aim when followed normally and according to its own accepted principles. 🔊
  • 30. The onward march of this necessity also sacrifices the very particularities by which it is brought about, and does not itself contain the affirmative aim of securing the satisfaction of individuals. 🔊
  • 31. It has likewise been our earnest aim, to evince the harmony of the divine attributes among themselves, as well as their agreement with the condition of the universe. 🔊
  • 32. It was his immediate aim to bring about the renewal of the faith of his countrymen, and to give it a more spiritual character; and some of his followers considered that he had aimed at nothing more than this. 🔊
  • 33. Even if we had had just reason to complain of unfair treatment it was for us to be as indulgent towards America as was compatible with our final aim not to lose the war. 🔊
  • 34. But latterly he had come to think that it might not be best for May that he should go; and to do what was best for her was the supreme aim of his life. 🔊
  • 35. He knows the end, and his whole aim is to apply his causal knowledge of the physical and psychical world to the one accepted end of restoring the health of the patient. 🔊
  • 36. The minister, who necessarily has his spiritual aim in mind, cannot even become aware of all the involuntary influences which reach the mind in its most suggestible state. 🔊
  • 37. Barring an occasional exception, such an exclusive aim is not that of the man of large affairs, the business leader, the conspicuously successful man. 🔊
  • 38. To presuppose such aim is blameworthy only when the assumed conceptions or thoughts are arbitrarily adopted, and when a determined attempt is made to force events and actions into conformity with such conceptions. 🔊
  • 39. It is very evident that the proper aim of law is to oppose the powerful obstacle of collective force to this fatal tendency; that all its measures should be in favour of property, and against plunder. 🔊
  • 40. Liberty and Equality are the simple rubrics into which is frequently concentrated what should form the fundamental principle, the final aim and result of the constitution. 🔊
  • 41. Also the negotiations should not at first aim at the conclusion of an armistice, but should be carried on solely by the combatant parties, and within a short period directly bring about the preliminary peace. 🔊
  • 42. This universal principle, with all its evolution in detail, is the absolute aim and content of the knowing subject, which thus identifies itself in its volition with the system of reasonableness. 🔊
  • 43. Quickly he dropped to one knee, and leveling the revolver, took careful aim at the remaining man, who was now some distance away and running swiftly. 🔊
  • 44. In order to attain their lofty aim, the mystics require an utter deadening of all human affections and all natural impulses, and a thorough change of their usual thoughts and feelings. 🔊
  • 45. That they can be related to an entirely different series of purposes, to the system of our moral ideas, ought not to withdraw the attention of the psychotherapist from his only aim, to cure the patient. 🔊
  • 46. His main object was complete cessation of submarine warfare, and from point of view of this ultimate aim, smaller concessions on our part could only be regarded as half measures. 🔊
  • 47. But eclecticism betokens a weakening of the philosophic mind, that weariness which is unable to take a firm grasp of truth, an absence of the keen aim and high desire which such a grasp betokens. 🔊
  • 48. To enter into the full richness of this whole, large field of course lies entirely beyond the scope of our short discussion, which seeks as its only aim a clear recognition of the principles. 🔊
  • 49. My will to-day may have the same aim as my will of yesterday, but as psychical object, my will to-day is a new will, is a new creation in every pulse beat of my life. 🔊
  • 50. The main aim of a philosophy of mind can only be to re-introduce unity of idea and principle into the theory of mind, and so re-interpret the lesson of those Aristotelian books. 🔊

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