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contend
Used in
Crime and Punishment
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  • And was it worth while, after all that had happened, to contend with these new trivial difficulties?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That wasn't quite my contention," he began simply and modestly.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (It almost gave him pleasure to admit this.) "The only difference is that I don't contend that extraordinary people are always bound to commit breaches of morals, as you call it.  (not reviewed by editor)

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