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corresponding -- as in: corresponding time period
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Great Expectations
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  • He was a burly man of an exceedingly dark complexion, with an exceedingly large head, and a corresponding large hand.
  • You air in correspondence with Mr. Pip?’
  • Many a year went round before I was a partner in the House; but I lived happily with Herbert and his wife, and lived frugally, and paid my debts, and maintained a constant correspondence with Biddy and Joe.

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  • Eskimos have many words that correspond to the English word snow. For example, there are different words for "snow on the ground", "fresh snow on the ground", "soft snow on the ground", "a crust of snow on the ground" and so forth.
  • The bones in a bat’s wing exactly correspond to those in a human forearm.

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