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1) avail. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...can be transitive, as in His efforts availed him nothing, with an indirect object (him) followed by a direct object (nothing); but its most frequent use is with reflexive...

2) avail. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Nothing could avail the dying patient. To be of use, value, or advantage; serve: Halfway measures will no longer avail. Use, benefit, or advantage: labored to no...

3) 13419. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:13419 QUOTATION:As children, our protests availed little. As adults, the same. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection,...

4) 39899. Milton, John. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:39899 QUOTATION:Nor aught availed him nowTo have built in heav'n high tow'rs; nor did he scapeBy all his engines, but was headlong sentWith his industrious...

5) 23895. Frost, Robert. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:23895 QUOTATION:Having a wheel and four legs of its ownHas never availed the cumbersome grindstoneTo get it anywhere that I can see. ATTRIBUTION:Robert Frost...

6) 20329. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:20329 QUOTATION:Neither years nor books have yet availed to extirpate a prejudice then rooted in me, that a scholar is the favorite of Heaven and earth, the...

7) unusable. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. Incapable of being used or availed of to advantage: impracticable, impractical, unnegotiable, unserviceable, unworkable, useless. See USED. 2. Having no useful...

8) unnegotiable. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Incapable of being used or availed of to advantage: impracticable, impractical, unserviceable, unusable, unworkable, useless. See USED....

9) unserviceable. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Incapable of being used or availed of to advantage: impracticable, impractical, unnegotiable, unusable, unworkable, useless. See USED....

10) 20702. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Plato,-at once the glory and the shame of mankind, since neither Saxon nor Roman have availed to add any idea to his categories. ATTRIBUTION:Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882),...

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