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affinity
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David Copperfield
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  • ’You don’t mean to say that there is any affinity between nautical matters and ecclesiastical matters?’
  • The young man still replied: ’Come to the pollis!’ and was dragging me against the donkey in a violent manner, as if there were any affinity between that animal and a magistrate, when he changed his mind, jumped into the cart, sat upon my box, and, exclaiming that he would drive to the pollis straight, rattled away harder than ever.
  • (Poetical affinity.

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  • She thinks deeply and has an affinity for others with the same kind of mind.
  • the Moor replies that he you hurt is of great fame in Cyprus and great affinity
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice

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