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principal
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The programmes of the Two Minutes Hate varied from day to day, but there was none in which Goldstein was not the principal figure.
  • It was probable that there were some millions of proles for whom the Lottery was the principal if not the only reason for remaining alive.
  • All the London churches were in it — all the principal ones, that is.
  • But the principal, underlying cause was that, as early as the beginning of the twentieth century, human equality had become technically possible.

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  • The principal idea is that decisions should be made by the people who are most knowledgeable about specific circumstances that impact the decision.
  • The singer was the principal performer; though the whole band was good.

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