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Definitionto add something to something else to make it better; or the thing added
- It was impossible to doubt that, whatever painful efficacy there might be in the secret sting of remorse, a deadlier venom had been infused into it by the hand that proffered relief.Chapter 13 -- Another View of Hester (89% in)
- The instilment thereof into her mind would probably have caused this aged sister to drop down dead, at once, as by the effect of an intensely poisonous infusion.Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (45% in)
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