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  1. Justifying

    of Justify


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of justifying in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of justifying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Saint Jerome:

    The line, often adopted by strong men in controversy, of justifying the means by the end.

  2. Friedrich Nietzsche, Aphorisms in Beyond Good and Evil:

    Disgust with dirt can be so great that it prevents us from cleaning ourselves - from "justifying" ourselves.

  3. Robert Chapman:

    A quotation, like a pun, should come unsought, and then be welcomed only for some propriety of felicity justifying the intrusion.

  4. Thomas Szasz:

    Men are rewarded or punished not for what they do but for how their acts are defined. That is why men are more interested in better justifying themselves than in better behaving themselves.

  5. Petro Poroshenko:

    It is the utmost cynicism to depict our country as a supposedly fascist state. It is done with the aim of justifying to the Russian people its own criminal action - Russia's aggression against Ukraine.

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