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  • My own abode is lodgings at Penton Place, Pentonville.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Boythorn leaving us within a week, we took up our abode at a cheerful lodging near Oxford Street over an upholsterer's shop.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My companion smoking on the box—I had thought at the last inn of begging him to do so when I saw him standing at a great fire in a comfortable cloud of tobacco—was as vigilant as ever and as quickly down and up again when we came to any human abode or any human creature.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "As this is your regular abode, Miss Summerson, you see," he observed, "I should like to know whether you've been asked for by any stranger answering the description, or whether Mr. Jarndyce has.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: abide in the forest
as in: abide by her decision
as in: an abiding desire to
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