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1) admit. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...regularly takes to, as in She admits to having avoided us for weeks, and most but not all these uses can be replaced by admit alone, as in She admits having avoided...

2) admit. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...wall admitted some light. 2. To provide the right or a means of entrance to: A ticket that admits the whole group. 3. To permit to exercise the rights, functions,...

3) 4050. Aristotle. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:Our discussion will be adequate; if it has as much clearness as the subject-matter admits of; for precision is not to be sought for alike in all discussions,...

4) 30125. Huxley, Thomas Henry. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...QUOTATION:The very existence of society depends on the fact that every member of it tacitly admits he is not the exclusive possessor of himself, and that he admits...

5) 7244. Billings, Victoria. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:7244 QUOTATION:Whether he admits it or not, a man has been brought up to look at money as a sign of his virility, a symbol of his power, a bigger phallic symbol...

6) 31286. Johnson, Samuel. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:31286 QUOTATION:Life admits not of delays; when pleasure can be had, it is fit to catch it: every hour takes away part of the things that please us, and perhaps...

7) 7968. Bowen, Elizabeth. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:7968 QUOTATION:Almost everyone admits to hunger during the Opera. Hunger is so exalting that during a last act you practically levitate. ATTRIBUTION:Elizabeth...

8) 14622. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:14622 QUOTATION:Journalism never admits that nothing much is happening. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection,...

9) 47791. Sacher-Masoch, Leopold Von. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:47791 QUOTATION:Nature admits of no permanence in the relation between man and woman. It is only man's egoism that wants to keep woman like some buried treasure....

10) World Health Organization. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...agency of the United Nations, established in 1948, with its headquarters at Geneva. WHO admits all sovereign states (including those not belonging to the United Nations)...

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