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Sake

noun

1) Final cause; end; purpose of obtaining; cause; motive; reason; interest; concern; account; regard or respect; -- used chiefly in such phrases as, for the sake of, for his sake, for man's sake, for mercy's sake, and the like; as, to commit crime for the sake of gain; to go abroad for the sake of one's health.

Example Sentences for

Sake

1) For her Sake he would have refused the appointment, but she would not have it so.
2) It is, she writes, a humanising, elevating habit of mind, inspiring sacrifices of individual comfort, gain, or other selfish ambition, for the Sake of that ideal whole’.
3) F shit's Sake don't shoot!
4) She gave way to such great grief, that Oliver, suppressing his own emotion, ventured to remonstrate with her; and to beg, earnestly, that, for the Sake of the dear young lady herself, she would be more calm. ‘And consider, ma’am,ssaid Oliver, as the tears forced themselves into his eyes, despite of his efforts to the contrary. 376 Oliver Twist ‘Oh! consider how young and good she is, and what pleasure and comfort she gives to all about her.
5) You’re going to have to make hard choices here, for the Sake of your career.
6) For the Sake of a few jewels, to have murdered the son of her benefac104 Frankenstein tor and friend, a child whom she had nursed from its birth, and appeared to love as if it had been her own!
7) The virtues of the common man would perhaps mean vice and weakness in a philosopher; it might be possible for a 42 Beyond Good and Evil highly developed man, supposing him to degenerate and go to ruin, to acquire qualities thereby alone, for the Sake of which he would have to be honoured as a saint in the lower world into which he had sunk.
8) I know too well that there are men who, because unjust laws and customs worthy of barbarians have condemned helpless women to infamy, for the loss of that which under better regulations and in ages of more wisdom has been and will again be guilt to keep, I know, sir, I say that the present world is infested by men, who make it the business and the 110 SOCIAL PROTEST glory of their lives to bring this infamy upon the very beings for whom they feign the deepest affection!—If ever patience can for­ Sake me it will be at the recollection of these demons in the human form, who come tricked out in all the smiles of love, the protesta­ tions of loyalty, and the arts of hell, unrelentingly and causelessly to prey upon confiding innocence!
9) F shit's Sake don't shoot!
10) Of course she was sorry for the Sake of the artistes.
11) But if there should by any chance happen to be a woman who is single at seven and twenty, I should not think Colonel Brandon’s being thirty-five any objection to his marrying HER.’ ‘A woman of seven and twenty,ssaid Marianne, after pausing a moment, can never hope to feel or inspire affection again, and if her home be uncomfortable, or her fortune small, I can suppose that she might bring herself to submit to the offices of a nurse, for the Sake of the provision and security of a wife.
12) But in chess, just as in life, there were moves that you made for the Sake of winning and there were moves you made because they were the right thing to do.
13) Sure somebody else might be found that would do as well; somebody that is in orders already.’ ‘My dear ma’am,ssaid Elinor, what can you be thinking of?— Why, Colonel Brandon’s only object is to be of use to Mr Ferrars.’ ‘Lord bless you, my dear!—Sure you do not mean to persuade me that the Colonel only marries you for the Sake of giving ten guineas to Mr Ferrars!’
14) They were spontaneous semioticians, who needed for their own Sake to be skilled in deciphering signs of power, symptoms of dissent, and fruitful or dangerous areas of ambiguity.
15) I know too well that there are men who, because unjust laws and customs worthy of barbarians have condemned helpless women to infamy, for the loss of that which under better regulations and in ages of more wisdom has been and will again be guilt to keep, I know, sir, I say that the present world is infested by men, who make it the business and the 110 SOCIAL PROTEST glory of their lives to bring this infamy upon the very beings for whom they feign the deepest affection!—If ever patience can for­ Sake me it will be at the recollection of these demons in the human form, who come tricked out in all the smiles of love, the protesta­ tions of loyalty, and the arts of hell, unrelentingly and causelessly to prey upon confiding innocence!
16) It is secretly indulged in for its own Sake – even though, for a puritan like Defoe, this is as morally indefensible as selfpleasuring sex as opposed to the reproductive variety.
17) And his admission of guilt to Ashley, even minimally for the Sake of honesty with her, hadn’t served him well.
18) But for Father’s Sake you ought to show him some respect.”
19) And for your Sake and the planet's please dare to be playful too.
20) For her Sake he would have refused the appointment, but she would not have it so.
21) You’re going to have to make hard choices here, for the Sake of your career.
22) Tell me, Willoughby; for heaven’s Sake tell me, what is the matter?’
23) She doubted the sincerity of this assurance no more than he had doubted it himself, and she thought of it for her daughters’ Sake with satisfaction, though as for herself she was persuaded that a much smaller provision than 7000L would support her in affluence.
24) She’d always worn it long in memory of her mother, but had sacrificed it for the Sake of a very good cause—saving her own life
25) I must feel—I must be wretched—and they are welcome to enjoy the consciousness of it that can.’ ‘But for my mother’s Sake and mine—‘ ‘I would do more than for my own.
26) But it was not immediately that an opportunity of doing so could be commanded, though Lucy was as well disposed as herself to take advantage of any that occurred; for the weather was not often fine enough to allow of their joining in a walk, where they might most easily separate themselves from the others; and though they met at least every other evening either at the park or cottage, and chiefly at the former, they could not be supposed to meet for the Sake of conversation.
27) Just as the inherent fascination of realism takes over from Defoe’s supposed moral lesson, so Moll’s crimes are perpetrated partly for their own Sake – or rather, so to speak, for ours.
28) For Heaven’s Sake stop a moment!scried the new comer, breathless with haste.
29) He’d have been in the way.’ ‘That’s right,srejoined Nancy. ‘So you’ve got the kid,ssaid Sikes when they had all reached the room: closing the door as he spoke. ‘Yes, here he is,sreplied Nancy. ‘Did he come quiet?sinquired Sikes. ‘Like a lamb,srejoined Nancy. ‘I m glad to hear it,ssaid Sikes, looking grimly at Oliver; 234 Oliver Twist ‘for the Sake of his young carcase: as would otherways have suffered for it.
30) But in chess, just as in life, there were moves that you made for the Sake of winning and there were moves you made because they were the right thing to do.