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  • Your soul was born with your body and lived purposefully from the very beginning of things. Cited from One Day, by Anonymous
  • The lower ability classes are purposefully even smaller, usually having only two or three students per teacher.
  • But if you have a specific purpose in mind, you are acting purposefully.
  • Max is shown looking up an old program from a play and then leaves purposefully.
  • He got up and started purposefully toward her, but both non-combatants came between. Cited from The Galaxy Primes, by Edward Elmer Smith
  • His body was purposefully buried, with the objects he carried carefully buried with him.
  • Purposefully he had set his feet into the path he meant to follow without swerving. Cited from The Short Cut, by Jackson Gregory
  • She also stated that several aspects of the film were purposefully left open for interpretation.
  • The film was purposefully open-ended in case there could be other adventures among the characters prior to returning home.
  • For years, they have purposefully worked outside of traditional gallery systems.
  • These allow the agent to act purposefully in its world.
  • She purposefully hummed along with the tracks he played for her, to get his attention.
  • And at last Truth stepped forward purposefully and took her place just in advance of the band of children. Cited from Everychild, by Louis Dodge
  • This other book was released shortly after Winter, and purposefully contained one identical sentence.
  • The band wanted to have confidence in each song and its ability to stand on its own, and purposefully recorded the record live.
  • Never before had he thought so clearly and purposefully. Cited from The Blood of the Conquerors, by Harvey Fergusson
  • He studied his trustee list now more purposefully than he had ever pored over his faculty line up. Cited from Queed, by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • The series usually has a dark atmosphere, though production purposefully created a contrasting appearance for certain episodes.
  • The literature of a school reader, if it is to do effective work, must be purposefully organized. Cited from The Elson Readers, Book 5, by William H. Elson
  • The city was further damaged when eighteen buildings were purposefully destroyed to create fire breaks.
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Meaning of purposefully

  • adverb In a purposeful manner
    he caught the motorcycles in the full glare of his headlights, braked and slipped purposefully out of the car