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  • v. To argue or promote an idea.
  • v. To take care in doing something of something; to pay attention or ensure that something is done.

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

  • v. make a point of doing something; act purposefully and intentionally


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  • If you make a point of putting two tablespoons of virgin coconut oil into your smoothies, stir-fry, or dressings I use it in chocolate fondue, you will benefit from its documented slimming, energizing, thyroid-stoking, and cholesterol ratio-improving effects.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • To be a pattern and example to all aunts, thought Mrs. Miniver; to be a delight to boys and a comfort to their parents; and to show that at least one daughter in every generation ought to remain unmarried, raise the profession of auntship to a fine art, and make a point of having a house within the five-mile limit, preferably between Boveney and Queen's Eyot.

    Mrs. Miniver

  • The problem was I was pretty certain that when the bell went off, Leo, Parrot Pete, and maybe some of their other goons would make a point of being outside waiting for me.


  • They kept dropping all these couple-y inside jokes, but they did make a point of drawing everyone else into conversation.

    Flirting with Disaster

  • I shall make a point of asking Captain West the date of the Dixie's collision with that river steamer in San Francisco Bay.


  • Buy brown starches for home cooking, and make a point of avoiding white starches in restaurants.

    The Flex Diet

  • Diesner will make a point of looking for me and as a by-the-way telling me about the latest journal article you published or some gruesome case you worked.

    Body of Evidence


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