from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Which causes fulfillment; emotionally or artistically satisfying.
  • v. Present participle of fulfill or fulfil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Fulfilment; completion.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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  • Nobody needs to think very long to recognize the repeated failures by presidents of both parties in fulfilling that obligation.

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  • One day at a time, babe, you will succeed in fulfilling all your aspirations and meeting all your challenges.

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  • However, in fulfilling that imperative, Alinsky does not speak of using the coercive power of government to impose such a vision.

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  • What makes my work so fulfilling is that the more I learn, the more there is to learn.

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  • I am pleased that they were able to provide a recommendation whereby Caritas can go forward in fulfilling its mission of Catholic healthcare.

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  • To play a role in fulfilling Palestinian aspirations, to unify the Palestinian people, Hamas must put an end to violence, recognize past agreements, recognize Israel's right to exist.

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  • As an upper middle class well-educated lawyer facing increased taxes under some of Obama's proposals, I recognize that it might be time for me to pay this country back for all the wealth I've reaped from the advantageous opportunities its given this white male, and that perhaps, as a citizen of a community, I should participate in fulfilling my moral obligation to helping those around me who have less.

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  • Indeed, if Shining at the Bottom of the Sea provoked the reader into reflecting on the "safisfactions" fiction ought to provide, it probably could be called successful in fulfilling one of the implicit goals of experimental fiction: to remind readers there is no one form fiction has to take, that what is "expected" from fiction isn't necessarily what it always needs to provide.

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