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dearth
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Middlemarch
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  • Will was not displeased with that complimentary comparison, even from Mr. Brooke; for it is a little too trying to human flesh to be conscious of expressing one’s self better than others and never to have it noticed, and in the general dearth of admiration for the right thing, even a chance bray of applause falling exactly in time is rather fortifying.

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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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