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Word: substantial

Definition: of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy


Sentences Containing 'substantial'

A current Laird (owner of a substantial and landed estate in Scotland) 2.
A fact thus set down in substantial history cannot easily be gainsaid.
A garden's location can have a substantial influence on its design.
A substantial number of prominent Detroiters have lived in the neighborhood.
A substantial restoration was accomplished in 1118–1124 under Alfanus, camerarius of Pope Callixtus II.
A substantial tower house was built to strengthen or replace the earlier defences in the 15th century.
Also, there is a substantial positive relationship between narcissism and the acceptability of ORI.
Although the area is largely residential there are several substantial buildings.
As such, he was heir to a portion of a substantial family fortune.
At that the squat substantial-looking mass swayed like a bough shaken by the wind.
At the very least, the loss of the Quirigua trade routes would have meant a substantial economic and political setback.
But a year after his death Loviton sold the company to its rival Éditions Gallimard for a substantial profit.
But the fare was of the most substantial kind--not only meat and potatoes, but dumplings; good heavens!
Care should be constantly exercised to provide substantial foods of high fuel value.
DuckDuckGo also filters pages with substantial advertising.
Due to the substantial growth in passenger traffic 2008 became a significant mark for the airport.
He also devoted substantial time to his own private museum of ornithology.
He had written a substantial portion of the script.
He has made substantial contributions to understanding information markets.
He reported that the manuscript was publishable, but would require substantial modifications.
However, false commoditization can create substantial risk when premier products do have substantial value to offer, particularly in health, safety and security.
In doing so, the matrix scheme generates substantial profit for its organiser.
In the 1920s, Bemelemans tried to become an artist and painter while working at hotels, but had substantial difficulties.
It has been called her "most substantial feminist work".
It required substantial areas of undisturbed subtropical forest to thrive.
It was supported by a substantial research grant from UK.
It was the first substantial church with aisles to be designed by Sharpe.
Over 200 species of vascular plants are native to the area with substantial amount of endemisms.
Payment of substantial fees is required whenever a title is inherited.
Purchasers of these "stored fares" would enjoy a substantial discount.
Reid was elected by substantial margins in 2004, 2006 and 2008.
She also had a substantial output of musical compositions.
She also made a substantial contribution to theatre.
Some analysts saw this as a more substantial way to lay a groundwork for viable institutions and for local peace.
Sunlight will, therefore, have a substantial influence on the character of the garden.
The company was very successful and Culver amassed a substantial fortune.
The Finnish breakfast traditionally includes a substantial portion of porridge.
The idea that a meeting could have happened has been taken as evidence of substantial collaboration.
The Kingdom of Cochin then was not rich enough to bear the substantial investment.
The NLRA permitted the Board to exercise jurisdiction only over those businesses engaged in substantial interstate commerce.
The SOC was exposed to substantial damage during the war (1991).
The Society was founded by Florian Gassmann in 1771, with substantial support from the Austrian aristocracy.
There can be a substantial overfall here and in a south east wind can be extremely challenging for the kayaker.
There is also a substantial population of grey seals throughout the year.
These entities are subject to substantial new regulations.
They had dumplings too; small, but substantial, symmetrically globular, and indestructible dumplings.
This involves substantial exchange of students and staff from the participating universities.
This proved to be of substantial assistance to him when he ran for the presidency of the AFT.
Though neither particularly choice in flavor nor substantial in mass, it is nonetheless edible.
With this more substantial shelter about me, I had made some progress toward settling in the world.

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