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bent on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bent, bent on(p), dead set(p), out to(p)adjective

    fixed in your purpose

    "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event"


  1. bent onadjective

    Completely determined; obstinate.


  1. bent on

    "Bent on" is a phrase used to indicate a strong determination or commitment of someone to achieve a particular goal or objective. It suggests a level of persistence or resolve, often regardless of the difficulties or challenges that might arise.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bent on in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bent on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bent on in a Sentence

  1. Edward Alsworth Ross:

    During the last dozen years the tales of suppression of free assemblage, free press, and free speech, by local authorities or the State operating under martial law have been so numerous as to have become an old story. They are attacked at the instigation of an economically and socially powerful class, itself enjoying to the full the advantages of free communications, but bent on denying them to the class it holds within its power...

  2. Ralph Norman:

    The FDA’s only priority should be the health and safety of consumers, if the Biden administration is hell-bent on forcing these vaccine mandates on us then the public has every right to know how and why this vaccine got approved in such a short amount of time.

  3. Jaime Domínguez:

    It also sets up a showdown between the established machine candidate and the progressive bent on bringing ethics reform.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    I said yesterday that we are not bent on escalation, but that we would respond to every attack against us, and respond very sharply. Islamic Jihad would do well to understand this right now, instead of when Islamic Jihad will be too late. I believe that Islamic Jihad is starting to internalize this message. They understand that we will continue to strike them without mercy. They understand that Israel is very strong and that our will is very great.

  5. Bob Menendez:

    With its announcement today, the (International Atomic Energy Agency) confirmed they could not determine the possible military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program -- except to assess that, contrary to its claims, Iran was working at certain points to weaponize its nuclear program, with little known about Iran's true intent, we find ourselves today opening a floodgate of frozen assets to a regime that is bent on opposing our interests.


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