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virtual
Used in
Middlemarch
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  • She longed for work which would be directly beneficent like the sunshine and the rain, and now it appeared that she was to live more and more in a virtual tomb, where there was the apparatus of a ghastly labor producing what would never see the light.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Though he had never regarded himself as other than an orthodox Christian, and would argue on prevenient grace if the subject were proposed to him, I think his virtual divinities were good practical schemes, accurate work, and the faithful completion of undertakings: his prince of darkness was a slack workman.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He slept upon that idea, but when he was dressing in the rational morning light, Objection saidó "That will be a virtual defiance of Mr. Casaubon's prohibition to visit Lowick, and Dorothea will be displeased.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: computer`s virtual world
as in: virtual organization
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