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forte
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Great Expectations
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  • "Without expecting any thanks, or anything of the sort," resumed Camilla, "I have remained in that state, hours and hours, and Raymond is a witness of the extent to which I have choked, and what the total inefficacy of ginger has been, and I have been heard at the piano-forte tuner’s across the street, where the poor mistaken children have even supposed it to be pigeons cooing at a distance,—and now to be told—"

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as in: it is her forte Define
a personal asset of special worth or utility
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a description in music: to be played relatively loudly
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