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disposition
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Great Expectations
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disposition
Used in
Great Expectations
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  • "What a hopeful disposition you have!" said I, gratefully admiring his cheery ways.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • No doubt my health would be much better if it was otherwise, still I wouldn't change my disposition if I could.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "And she is of so aristocratic a disposition—" "Yes, ma'am," I said again, with the same object as before.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He pretended that his Christian name was Dolge,—a clear Impossibility,—but he was a fellow of that obstinate disposition that I believe him to have been the prey of no delusion in this particular, but wilfully to have imposed that name upon the village as an affront to its understanding.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Dinner went off gayly, and although my guardian seemed to follow rather than originate subjects, I knew that he wrenched the weakest part of our dispositions out of us.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a disposition to learn
as in: a kind disposition
as in: disposition of the matter
as in: disposition of the assets
as in: strategic troop disposition
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