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  • Infinite pains were then taken by Biddy to convey to my sister some idea of what had happened.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He attached no definite meaning to the word that I am aware of, but used it, like his own pretended Christian name, to affront mankind, and convey an idea of something savagely damaging.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And now, old chap," said Joe, conveying to me a sensation, first of burning and then of freezing, for I felt as if that familiar expression were applied to Miss Havisham,"and now, old chap, may we do our duty!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Before I had been standing at the window five minutes, they somehow conveyed to me that they were all toadies and humbugs, but that each of them pretended not to know that the others were toadies and humbugs: because the admission that he or she did know it, would have made him or her out to be a toady and humbug.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: convey her thoughts
as in: convey title to the property
as in: convey her safely to
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