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  1. ulterior motive(Noun)

    An alternative or extrinsic reason for doing something, especially when concealed or when differing from the stated or apparent reason.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ulterior motive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ulterior motive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kendra Wilkinson:

    Holly, you can tell, had this ulterior motive every minute being at the Mansion, and that motive was -- it was clear as day -- she wanted Hef's kids, she wanted a piece of Playboy and she wanted to marry Hef for, obviously, his will.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    God doesn't only see where you are presently. Moreover, he sees where you can be in the future. Yes! God sees beyond your sight or naked eyes. So, if he wants you to bend anytime or anywhere obediently bend for him. Besides, if you propose anything and he disposes it. Never try to figure it out. For, there is always a reasonable reason behind everything that he does. I mean, he (GOD) do have ulterior motive for all human and matters of life including your own current condition, challenges, adversities and what have you?

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