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WANTWire Antenna
WANTWingate Anaerobic Test (exercise physiology)
WANTWestmoreland Assists Native Talent (career expo; Pennsylvania)
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A great many more students wanted to enter the school, but it had been decided to receive only those who were above fifteen years of age, and who had previously received some education.
to illuminate the house?--does he want to get up a torch-light
In her eagerness to appear well Louise wanted to answer every question put to the class by the teacher.
Then she went away, and told the old King that the thing inside the iron stove would not have her, but wanted the Princess.
The uses of every possession are two, both dependent upon the thing itself, but not in the same manner, the one supposing an inseparable connection with it, the other not; as a shoe, for instance, which may be either worn, or exchanged for something else, both these are the uses of the shoe; for he who exchanges a shoe with some man who wants one, for money or provisions, uses the shoe as a shoe, but not according to the original intention, for shoes were not at first made to be exchanged.
"It was after he found out you was Miss Polly's niece that he said he didn't ever want ter see ye again, wa'n't it?"
There was consciousness, animation, and warmth; there was every thing which her countenance or manner could ever have wanted. She came forward with an offered hand; and said, in a low, but very feeling tone,
This want, then, creates a class of retail-traders in our State.
I need never want for men who'll take me to the theatre."
They did not give me a chance to know what they wanted. I was high bred and had a great deal of spirit, and was very wild, no doubt, and gave them, I dare say, plenty of trouble, but then it was dreadful to be shut up in a stall day after day instead of having my liberty, and I fretted and pined and wanted to get loose.
She wanted to show him that she was displeased that he had not come home as he had promised-- displeased only, and not on any account to let him see her distress, and least of all, her self-pity.
We got to bed early, for we wanted to make an early start, so as to take advantage of the cool of the morning.