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duress
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • Mr. Merriweather, a faithful Methodist under duress, apparently saw nothing personal in singing, "Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me…"
    p.308.6

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  • She signed the confession under duress, so it did not hold up in court.
  • My biology textbook said that dogs can smell fear because of a chemical secreted by human glands in a state of duress, the same chemical a dog’s prey secretes.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent

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