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etymology
used in David Copperfield

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  • It appeared, in answer to my inquiries, that nobody had the least idea of the etymology of this terrible verb passive to be gormed; but that they all regarded it as constituting a most solemn imprecation.
    Chapters 1-3 (77% in)

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