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literate
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War and Peace
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  • There were very few resident landlords in the neighborhood and also very few domestic or literate serfs, and in the lives of the peasantry of those parts the mysterious undercurrents in the life of the Russian people, the causes and meaning of which are so baffling to contemporaries, were more clearly and strongly noticeable than among others.

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  • Only 10% of adults are literate in that country.
  • I asked the eighth graders and the other kids who appeared the least bit literate to retell the story in their own words on paper.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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