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novel
used in David Copperfield

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1  —1 use as in:
a novel situation
Definition new and original — typically something considered good
  • To have all those noble Romans alive before me, and walking in and out for my entertainment, instead of being the stern taskmasters they had been at school, was a most novel and delightful effect.
    Chapters 19-21 (30% in)
novel = new and original
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  • My aunt informed me how he incessantly occupied himself in copying everything he could lay his hands on, and kept King Charles the First at a respectful distance by that semblance of employment; how it was one of the main joys and rewards of her life that he was free and happy, instead of pining in monotonous restraint; and how (as a novel general conclusion) nobody but she could ever fully know what he was.
    Chapters 58-60 (75% in)

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