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paraphrase
used in David Copperfield

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Definition express the same message in different (or slightly different) words
  • Poor Peggotty lifted up her hands and eyes, and only answered, in a sort of paraphrase of the grace I usually repeated after dinner, 'Lord forgive you, Mrs. Copperfield, and for what you have said this minute, may you never be truly sorry!'
    Chapters 4-6 (2% in)

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