tend

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Related to tend towards: pertain to, run by, sort out, pick up on, argue for
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As they annually tend towards decay, they almost rival in brilliant variety of their gradually changing hues the fleeting shades of the expiring dolphin.
This motion, faithful to the laws of mechanics, would have been accelerated with the diminution of its volume; and a moment would have arrived when the centrifugal force would have overpowered the centripetal, which causes the molecules all to tend toward the center.
Beauty would be his life; his aspirations would all tend toward it; and, allowing his frame and physical organs to be in consonance, his own developments would likewise be beautiful.
"Their theory of development is wrong, for it does not tend toward a perfectly balanced whole.
He confirmed that the political leadership represented by the Supreme Political Council and the National Salvation Government tend towards building a modern Yemeni state includes all Yemenis without any distinction.