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indefinitely
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Middlemarch
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  • For a long while she had been oppressed by the indefiniteness which hung in her mind, like a thick summer haze, over all her desire to make her life greatly effective.
  • Meanwhile the indefiniteness remains, and the limits of variation are really much wider than any one would imagine from the sameness of women’s coiffure and the favorite love-stories in prose and verse.
  • But this agreeable holiday freedom with which Lydgate hovered about the flower of Middlemarch, could not continue indefinitely.
  • Some have felt that these blundering lives are due to the inconvenient indefiniteness with which the Supreme Power has fashioned the natures of women: if there were one level of feminine incompetence as strict as the ability to count three and no more, the social lot of women might be treated with scientific certitude.

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  • I need a deadline. This can not go on indefinitely.
  • I move to postpone the motion indefinitely.

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