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disparity
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  • There is some disparity in your respective years, but in your means and positions there is none; on the contrary, there is a great suitability.
  • Then the question arises, Is this one disparity sufficient to operate as a bar to such a marriage?
  • The disparity I have mentioned, therefore, almost ceases to be disparity, and (virtually) all but disappears.’
  • The disparity I have mentioned, therefore, almost ceases to be disparity, and (virtually) all but disappears.’
  • For, say that the child of a King and the child of a Weaver were born to-night in the same moment, what was that disparity, to the death of any human creature who was serviceable to, or beloved by, another, while this abandoned woman lived on!
  • Mr. Bounderby is a very remarkable man; and what little disparity can be said to exist between you — if any — is more than counterbalanced by the tone your mind has acquired.
  • ’When I was irrevocably married, there rose up into rebellion against the tie, the old strife, made fiercer by all those causes of disparity which arise out of our two individual natures, and which no general laws shall ever rule or state for me, father, until they shall be able to direct the anatomist where to strike his knife into the secrets of my soul.’

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  • In the 1980s, the Court rejected a constitutional challenge to imposing the death penalty on juveniles; upheld the death penalty for disabled people suffering from "mental retardation"; and, in a widely condemned opinion, found no constitutional violation in the extreme racial disparities that could be seen throughout most death penalty jurisdictions.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • As much as possible they try to avoid any huge disparities in intelligence, temperament, social background, and age.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium

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