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sear
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Bleak House
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  • "For myself, my children," said Mr. Turveydrop, "I am falling into the sear and yellow leaf, and it is impossible to say how long the last feeble traces of gentlemanly deportment may linger in this weaving and spinning age.

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  • She seared the steak.
  • seared tuna

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