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iterate
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Middlemarch
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  • A tune much iterated has the ridiculous effect of making the words in my mind perform a sort of minuet to keep time—an effect hardly tolerable, I imagine, after boyhood.
  • In Mr. Casaubon’s ear, Dorothea’s voice gave loud emphatic iteration to those muffled suggestions of consciousness which it was possible to explain as mere fancy, the illusion of exaggerated sensitiveness: always when such suggestions are unmistakably repeated from without, they are resisted as cruel and unjust.
  • "Yes, ma’am, yes, he did; he did so," said the good auctioneer, trying to throw something soothing into his iteration.

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  • The computer program iterates through those instructions for each item sold.
  • we iterate and reiterate and emphasize and re-emphasize

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