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Greenville Kleiser
Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases 05 (to)
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A

addicted to flattery

adherence to principle

affect to believe

akin to truth

alive to opportunity

allied to virtue

amenable to reason

aspire to rule

attempt to suppress

aversion to publicity


B

blind to demonstration

brought to repentance


C

claim to perpetuity

come to nothing

committed to righteousness

common to humanity

conducive to happiness

conformable to fact

consigned to oblivion

constrained to speak

contribution to knowledge


D

deaf to entreaty

dedicated to friendship

deference to custom

devoted to ideals

disposed to cavil [cavil = raise trivial objections]

doomed to destruction

driven to despair

dwarf to unimportance


E

empowered to act

endeared to all

excite to pity

exposed to derision


F

fly to platitudes

foredoomed to failure


G

given to extravagance

ground to atoms


H

harassed to death

hostile to progress


I

impervious to suggestion

impossible to reconcile

impotent to save

incentive to devotion

incitement to anger

inclined to vascillate

indifference to truth

intent to deceive

intolerable to society

inured to fatigue [inured = habituate to something undesirable]

invocation to sleep


L

laugh to scorn

left to conjecture

lost to remembrance


O

obedience to conscience

oblivious to criticism

offensive to modesty

open to reason

opposed to innovation


p

pander to prejudice

pertaining to fashion

prone to melancholy

propose to undertake

provoke to laughter

put to confusion


R

recourse to falsehood

reduced to impotence

related to eternity

repeat to satiety

repugnant to justice

requisite to success

resort to violence

run to seed


S

seek to overawe

serve to embitter

spur to action

stimulus to ambition

stirred to remonstrance

subject to scrutiny

succumb to fascination

superior to circumstances

susceptible to argument


T

temptation to doubt

tend to frustrate

trust to chance


U

utilize to advantage


V

venture to say

vital to success


W

wedded to antiquity


Y

yield to reason



 

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