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ventricles -- as in: of the heart
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Moby Dick
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  • But though the Lakeman had induced the seamen to adopt this sort of passiveness in their conduct, he kept his own counsel (at least till all was over) concerning his own proper and private revenge upon the man who had stung him in the ventricles of his heart.

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  • "My left ventricle!" said Horace.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Werner’s blood gallops through his ventricles, his thoughts on Hauptmann’s transceiver, on solder, fuses, batteries, antennas; his boot and Frederick’s touch the ground at the exact same moment.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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