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habitual
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • The only surgeon was one who combined the occasional exercise of that noble art with the daily and habitual flourish of a razor.
  • Their voices came down, afar and indistinctly, from the upper heights where they habitually dwelt.
  • Not the less, however, though with a tremulous enjoyment, did he feel the occasional relief of looking at the universe through the medium of another kind of intellect than those with which he habitually held converse.
  • For some unaccountable reason, as Arthur Dimmesdale felt the child’s eyes upon himself, his hand—with that gesture so habitual as to have become involuntary—stole over his heart.

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  • habitual drug user
  • his habitual practice was to eat an early supper

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