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affectation
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Frankenstein
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  • I listened to his statement, which was delivered without any presumption or affectation, and then added that his lecture had removed my prejudices against modern chemists; I expressed myself in measured terms, with the modesty and deference due from a youth to his instructor, without letting escape (inexperience in life would have made me ashamed) any of the enthusiasm which stimulated my intended labours.

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  • Her apparent wealth was proven to be an affectation.
  • He’s a good actor. He can change affectations and mannerisms like most people change clothes.

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