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  1. Motives

    Motives is a 2004 thriller starring Vivica A. Fox, Shemar Moore, Golden Brooks, Sean Blakemore and Keshia Knight Pulliam. The sequel, Motives 2, was released in 2007.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of motives in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of motives in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of motives in a Sentence

  1. W. M. L. Jay:

    Though a good motive cannot sanction a bad action, a bad motive will always vitiate a good action. In common and trivial matters we may act without motives, but in momentous ones the most careful deliberation is wisdom.

  2. Phil Berger:

    This should tell you all you need to know about Cooper and Senate Democrats’ motives, they aren’t interested in moving past this issue or protecting the privacy and safety of North Carolina families. They’re brass-knuckled politicians who want to wage a nasty culture war with divisive issues, so they can keep filling their campaign coffers with cash from fringe liberal activists.

  3. Bernard Mandeville:

    Ashamed of the many frailties they feel within, all men endeavor to hide themselves, their ugly nakedness, from each other, and wrapping up the true motives of their hearts in the specious cloak of sociableness, and their concern for the public good, they are in hopes of concealing their filthy appetites and the deformity of their desires.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Within the majority, Pakistani electronic media-figures suffer from the kinds of schizophrenia and complexes. Such ones penetrate just the selected motives than the neutrality; in fact, they fail and decrease to qualify to be the journalist; indeed, they endorse it themselves.

  5. Elisabeth Hildebrand:

    These motives may well have been the case among sedentary farmers, but the finds at Lothagam North Pillar Site show that some instances of monumentality developed for other reasons that did not relate to elites.

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