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  • v. Present participle of guide.
  • n. Girl Guiding

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
  • adj. exerting control or influence


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  • Drunk with white supremacy, intoxicated by what they called the guiding light of civilisation, Afrikaner Nationalism inflicted the flailing blows of apartheid upon us, bringing domestic violence into what ought to have been a happy national family home, and in the process spiritually maiming themselves.

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  • She had always been what he called his guiding star.

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  • For the past two months we have spent considerable time and energy working on what I call the guiding principles that direct-to-consumer marketing.

  • I don't think he cares about sales either, but I think he would benefit from a label guiding the tangentials like artwork, videos and press.


  • Especially the joy in guiding their first book toward publication, finally seeing it in print.

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  • Sanford should use his common sense and conscience in guiding him towards a decision that would be in the best interest of the people he purports to serve.

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  • At CMS, Mr. Berger devised a program that was loose and informal; teachers were called "guiding artists," students were "participants."

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  • Thanks, Richard, for publishing these statistics but they have no value whatsoever in guiding the stranger in deciding where to settle.

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  • William Pearson may have played a small part in guiding that legislation through the upper house, where he represented the province of Gippsland for twenty years from 1896 to 1916.

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  • When asked if religion has been helpful in guiding morality, he says, that it has generally been unhelpful.

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