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  1. paragraphs

    A paragraph (from Ancient Greek παράγραφος (parágraphos) 'to write beside') is a self-contained unit of discourse in writing dealing with a particular point or idea. Though not required by the orthographic conventions of any language with a writing system, paragraphs are a conventional means of organizing extended segments of prose.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paragraphs in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paragraphs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of paragraphs in a Sentence

  1. James Grover Thurber:

    With sixty staring me in the face, I have developed inflammation of the sentence structure and definite hardening of the paragraphs.

  2. Clifton Fadiman:

    A man who is careful with his palate is not likely to be careless with his paragraphs.

  3. Rudy Giuliani:

    The next two paragraphs say' not sufficient evidence' and' no obstructive conduct,' that's exoneration by Rod Rosenstein, the attorney general and the Office of Legal Counsel.

  4. Kensey Jones:

    I am so proud to see my students rise to the occasion and write amazing persuasive paragraphs through the eyes of one of their RACC dogs.

  5. Dominic Bliss:

    It's pretty strange that you can type somebody's name into Google and nothing on them comes up, there were a few paragraphs in one book I read but I found it all a bit mysterious and so began to do some research.

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