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plumb
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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  • We got her half way; and then we was plumb played out, and most drownded with sweat.
    Chapter 38 (41% in)
  • Oh, she was plumb deef en dumb, Huck, plumb deef en dumb—en I'd ben a-treat'n her so!"
    Chapter 23 (99% in)
  • Oh, she was plumb deef en dumb, Huck, plumb deef en dumb—en I'd ben a-treat'n her so!"
    Chapter 23 (**% in)
  • And he said, what he had planned in his head from the start, if we got Jim out all safe, was for us to run him down the river on the raft, and have adventures plumb to the mouth of the river, and then tell him about his being free, and take him back up home on a steamboat, in style, and pay him for his lost time, and write word ahead and get out all the niggers around, and have them waltz him into town with a torchlight procession and a brass-band, and then he would be a hero, and so...
    CHAPTER The Last (13% in)

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