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warrant
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  • From the master upon whose impaling files reams of dusty warrants in Jarndyce and Jarndyce have grimly writhed into many shapes, down to the copying-clerk in the Six Clerks’ Office who has copied his tens of thousands of Chancery folio-pages under that eternal heading, no man’s nature has been made better by it.
  • You’ll lose your temper with the whole round of ’em, again and again; and I shall take you on a score of warrants yet, if I have luck."

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  • The company’s reputation for high-quality products is no longer warranted.
  • She believes the invasion of privacy is warranted to assist in the battle against terrorists.

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