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deter
used in David Copperfield

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Definition try to prevent; or prevent
  • This fact, my dear sir, combined with the distinguished elevation to which your talents have raised you, deters me from presuming to aspire to the liberty of addressing the companion of my youth, by the familiar appellation of Copperfield!
    Chapters 49-51 (1% in)

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