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inclement
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • More frequently, however, on ascending the steps, you would discern— in the entry if it were summer time, or in their appropriate rooms if wintry or inclement weathers—a row of venerable figures, sitting in old-fashioned chairs, which were tipped on their hind legs back against the wall.

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  • Despite the difficulties, the inclement weather did not end our journey.
  • But since the weather had been so inclement—to use one of Reverend Ambrose’s words—they had had more time for practice.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying

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