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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Or might it suffice him that every wholesome growth should be converted into something deleterious and malignant at his touch?

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  • Inspect the label for deleterious chemical additives.
  • Adding your signature to an innocuous looking contract can have deleterious long-term implications.

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