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default
used in David Copperfield

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defaulted on their loan
Definition failing to meet a financial obligation—such as making a monthly payment on a debt
  • Somebody broke down in a piece of knitting, and no one but Sophy was able to put the defaulter in the right direction.
    Chapters 58-60 (52% in)

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  • I assented to this proposal, in default of being able to suggest anything else.
    Chapters 19-21 (28% in)
  • Mr. Micawber then embraced Mrs. Micawber, and pressed my hand; leaving me to infer from this broken allusion that his domestic supply of water had been cut off that afternoon, in consequence of default in the payment of the company's rates.
    Chapters 28-30 (7% in)

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