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  • I had rather be any kind o’ thing than a fool: and yet I would not be thee, nuncle: thou hast pared thy wit o’ both sides, and left nothing i’ the middle:—here comes one o’ the parings.

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  • The candidate promised to pare the deficit.
  • pare potatoes
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town

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