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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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derive
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among men, deriving their powers from the consent of the governed.
  • But in addition there were great numbers of words which at first sight appeared to be mere abbreviations and which derived their ideological colour not from their meaning, but from their structure.

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  • She likes to win, but she doesn’t derive pleasure from watching others lose.
  • I derive pleasure from my work.

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