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per se -- (Latin)
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Ulysses
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  • It would be immortal, I understand, but for the possibility of its annihilation by its First Cause Who, from all I can hear, is quite capable of adding that to the number of His other practical jokes, corruptio per se and corruptio per accidens both being excluded by court etiquette.

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  • He would stay with us, but I had no legal protection per se.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • The girl had no other injuries, per se, though she hardly responded when spoken to or even when examined.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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