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underlie
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • But the principal, underlying cause was that, as early as the beginning of the twentieth century, human equality had become technically possible.
  • You could grasp the mechanics of the Society you lived in, but not its underlying motives.

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  • There was an underlying strength to her embrace, the kind of muscle tone that came from hard work.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The Theorem of underlying Katherine Predictability, he thought.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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