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dearth
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Jane Eyre
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  • To this crib I always took my doll; human beings must love something, and, in the dearth of worthier objects of affection, I contrived to find a pleasure in loving and cherishing a faded graven image, shabby as a miniature scarecrow.

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  • There’s a dearth of programming for all the new media outlets.
  • The dearth of interest might have to do with holiday distractions.

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