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unprecedented
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Middlemarch
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  • His failure in passing his examination, had made his accumulation of college debts the more unpardonable by his father, and there had been an unprecedented storm at home.
  • The notion of murder was absurd: no motive was discoverable, the young couple being understood to dote on each other; and it was not unprecedented that an accidental slip of the foot should have brought these grave consequences.
  • For to Rosamond this visit was a source of unprecedented but gracefully concealed exultation.
  • "You look ill yourself, Mr. Lydgate—a most unusual, I may say unprecedented thing in my knowledge of you," said Bulstrode, showing a solicitude as unlike his indifference the day before, as his present recklessness about his own fatigue was unlike his habitual self-cherishing anxiety.

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  • Human impact on the environment is increasing at an unprecedented rate.
  • The targeting of civilians is unprecedented in the conflict.

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