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derive
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Wuthering Heights
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  • If she desired to go, she might: the nuisance of her presence outweighs the gratification to be derived from tormenting her!’
  • Both doors and lattices were open; and yet, as is usually the case in a coal-district, a fine red fire illumined the chimney: the comfort which the eye derives from it renders the extra heat endurable.

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  • She likes to win, but she doesn’t derive pleasure from watching others lose.
  • I derive pleasure from my work.

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