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Used in
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The aim of the Low, when they have an aim for it is an abiding characteristic of the Low that they are too much crushed by drudgery to be more than intermittently conscious of anything outside their daily lives is to abolish all distinctions and create a society in which all men shall be equal.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: an abiding desire to
as in: abide by her decision
as in: abide in the forest
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