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rational -- as in: rational behavior
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David Copperfield
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  • But it’s natural and rational that you should like it.
  • And I am very well persuaded that whatever you do, Trot, will always be natural and rational.’
  • ’Your sister, Betsey Trotwood,’ said my aunt, ’would have been as natural and rational a girl as ever breathed.
  • But my dearest life!’ said I, ’you might be very happy, and yet be treated rationally.’
  • I tried to calm him, that we might come to something rational; but he got hotter and hotter, and wouldn’t hear a word.

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  • It’s hard to think rationally when I’m this upset.
  • Let’s try to ignore how upset we are for a moment and think about this rationally.

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