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used in David Copperfield

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lack of basic things needed to live in a satisfactory manner
  • I know that it will involve many privations and inconveniences.
    Chapters 55-57 (85% in)
  • I observed, upon that closer opportunity of observation, that she was worn and haggard, and that her sunken eyes expressed privation and endurance.
    Chapters 46-48 (60% in)

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