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patience is a virtueSometimes we must wait for something and those who are able to do this with gracefulness are considered to be virtuous.Rate it:

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by virtue ofBecause of; on the grounds of; by reason of; due to; based on.Rate it:

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dormitive virtueA type of tautology in which an item is being explained in terms of the item itself, only put in different (usually more abstract) words.Rate it:

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in virtue ofBy virtue of.Rate it:

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make a virtue of necessityC. 1595, William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, act 4, sc.1.Rate it:

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make a virtue of necessityTo make the best of a difficult situation; to recast or portray an action or situation in which one has no alternatives as an action or situation which was deliberately chosen on its merits.Rate it:

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patience is a virtueit is better to be patient than impatientRate it:

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all things come to those who wait(dated) A patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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good things come to those who waitA patient seeker will be satisfied in due time; patience is a virtue.Rate it:

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quiche-eaterA man who is effeminate or who lacks some putative masculine virtueRate it:

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ride the coattailsTo succeed by virtue of association (with)Rate it:

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the end justifies the meansMorally wrong actions are sometimes necessary to achieve morally right outcomes; actions can only be considered morally right or wrong by virtue of the morality of the outcome.Rate it:

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