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Definitionchanging to adjust to different circumstances; or something changed for that reason
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- Her nature appeared to possess depth, too, as well as variety; but—or else Hester's fears deceived her—it lacked reference and adaptation to the world into which she was born.Chapter 6 -- Pearl (17% in)
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