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purport
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Frankenstein
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  • I should not have understood the purport of this book had not Felix, in reading it, given very minute explanations.
  • Yet such must be the impression conveyed to you by what appears to be the purport of my actions.

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  • They purport to support the legislation out of concern for the environment, but I suspect profit is their primary motive.
  • They purport that the poll is unbiased and shows that Americans who are acquainted with the facts support the legislation.

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