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Word: perpetuate

Definition: make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity


Sentences Containing 'perpetuate'

According to Wheless not only had no one called Jesus ever lived, but Christianity and the Bible are based on deliberate fraud, Christianity's continued existence is a conspiracy using persecution and oppression to perpetuate its myths, to enslave people.
Although Harvey generally wins his cases to far greater profit than had he followed Pearson's instructions, his risky methods tend to perpetuate her belief that he needs to remain on a leash.
Although these drugs perpetuate physical dependence, the goal of opiate maintenance is to provide a clinically supervised, stable dose of a particular opioid in order to provide a measure of control to both pain and cravings.
Each of the three films follows a character whose idealistic actions ultimately perpetuate the very problem he seeks to solve.
Eight currently active battalions of the American Army (1-3 Inf, 2-3 Inf, 4-3 Inf, 1-4 Inf, 2-4 Inf, 3-4 Inf, 2-7 Inf and 3-7 Inf) perpetuate the lineages of three American infantry units (the old 14th, 19th and 24th Infantry Regiments) that were present at Fort Niagara.
Every politician in Honduras recognized the octogenarian Mejía for what he was — someone who would perpetuate Suazo's control of the presidential palace.
Five currently active units of the Regular Army (1-3 Inf, 2-3 Inf, 4-3 Inf, 2-7 Inf and 3-7 Inf) perpetuate the lineages of the old 17th and 24th Infantry Regiments, both of which had elements that were engaged at Fort Stephenson.
He put into question every American institution and individual that supported slavery, saying: “Dare to call in question and to denounce … everything that serves to perpetuate slavery.” Significance.
I believe your intention is to perpetuate, and not to weaken, the ties between me and my other and far dearer self.
Images of rituals served to reinforce the rituals' magical effect and to perpetuate that effect even if the rituals ceased to be performed.
In 1897, he donated $100,000 (equivalent to $ million in ) to the Hebrew Orphan Asylum of New York, under the condition "to enlarge and perpetuate its usefullness."
In 1921 the decision was made to perpetuate the battle honours and traditions of the AIF by re-organising the units of the Citizens Forces to adopt the numerical designations of the AIF units with which they were affiliated.
In 1928, LTC Draper established a trust fund of $35,000 to perpetuate the award. In 1927, he participated in the French mission of Captain Augiéras to the southern Sahara that discovered the remains of “Asselar Man”, an extinct human believed to belong to the Holocene or Recent Epoch.
In 1962, in order to perpetuate the lineage of many currently inactive bombardment units with illustrious World War II records, Headquarters SAC received authority from Headquarters USAF to discontinue its Major Command controlled (MAJCON) strategic wings that were equipped with combat aircraft and to activate Air Force controlled (AFCON) units, most of which were inactive at the time which could carry a lineage and history.
In his preface to "Reactionary Imperative", he wrote "Reaction is a necessary term in the intellectual context we inhabit in the twentieth century because merely to conserve is sometimes to perpetuate what is outrageous."
Industry is there neither free nor secure; and the civil and ecclesiastical governments of both Spain and Portugal are such as would alone be sufficient to perpetuate their present state of poverty, even though their regulations of commerce were as wise as the greatest part of them are absurd and foolish.
Instead, Freamon helps McNulty perpetuate the lie and uses resources earmarked for the case to fund an illegal wiretap on Stanfield.
It was built by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III of the Gaekwad dynasty of the Marathasto perpetuate the glorious memory of his beloved ancestors.
John McGowan, professor of humanities at the University of North Carolina, states, after an extensive review of neoconservative literature and theory, that neoconservatives are attempting to build an American Empire, seen as successor to the British Empire, its goal being to perpetuate a Pax Americana.
Many were deeply influenced by their contacts with Boh, and his students perpetuate his teachings and ideals this day.
Nations are possessed with an insane ambition to perpetuate the memory of themselves by the amount of hammered stone they leave.
NEPA maintained that the continuity of these economic policies would perpetuate the economic crises the country had been experiencing since the early 1970s.
On August 18, 1892, a junior society was founded-The Sons and Daughters of Montana Pioneers-to perpetuate the tradition of the pioneers by their progeny.
On the obverse side is inscribed the words "To perpetuate the courage, loyalty, and sacrifice of those who served in the Great War 1914–1918", while the reverse states "All honour give to those who, nobly striving, nobly fell that we might live".
On this head, Mr. Mivart remarks, "As, according to Mr. Darwin's theory, there is a constant tendency to indefinite variation, and as the minute incipient variations will be in ALL DIRECTIONS, they must tend to neutralize each other, and at first to form such unstable modifications that it is difficult, if not impossible, to see how such indefinite oscillations of infinitesimal beginnings can ever build up a sufficiently appreciable resemblance to a leaf, bamboo, or other object, for natural selection to seize upon and perpetuate."
Proscenium theatres have fallen out of favor in some theatre circles because they perpetuate the fourth wall concept.
Secret vigilante organizations such as the Ku Klux Klan—an organization sworn to perpetuate white supremacy—had arisen quickly after the war's end and used lynching, physical attacks, house burnings and other forms of intimidation to keep African Americans from exercising their political rights.
Sir Albert was accused of corruption and of a policy of affirmative action in favor of his own Mende ethnic group Sir Albert had the opportunity to perpetuate himself in power, but he elected not to do so even when the opportunities presented themselves.
The continuity of existing 30-year-old economic policies, NEPA maintains, will perpetuate the economic crises the country has been experiencing since the early 1970s.
The emperor, in order to perpetuate the memory of the heroic fight of Vyagraraja, introduced the Tiger type of Gold Coin in the Gupta Empire.
The historical formation process of the Sakalava kingdom explains the great diversity among its constituents, who continue to perpetuate distinctive regional customs, both culturally and linguistically.
The novel also develops Vizenor's attack on the "invented Indian", including a commentary on the fate of Ishi and a satire on Native American scholars who perpetuate stereotypes of Indian-ness.
There is some evidence that delta FosB even causes structural changes within the nucleus accumbens, which presumably helps to perpetuate the cravings, and may be responsible for the high incidence of relapses that occur in treated drug addicts.
Thus the regent class tended to perpetuate itself into a closed class.
Under Albert Margai, all Sierra Leoneans had equal access to free and fair trial .Sir Albert had the opportunity to perpetuate himself in power, but he elected not to do so even when the opportunities presented themselves.
Unique to the Balkans are some of the situations that support trafficking, such as organized crime, and the recruitment strategies that perpetuate it.

More Vocab Words

::: contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
::: reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
::: guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
::: serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
::: genesis - beginning; origin