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detach
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Hard Times
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  • She stopped in her wild crying, a little detached herself from Emma Gordon, and turned her face full upon her patron.
  • ’I give you my honour, Mrs. Powler,’ returned the stranger, detaching himself from the table, ’that I never was so astonished in my life!’
  • The moment she could detach herself from that interview with the person of whom you speak, and whom I deeply regret to have been the means of introducing to you, Louisa hurried here, for protection.

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  • She spoke in a cold, detached manner as though she didn’t care about him any more.
  • These days, she seems emotionally detached whenever she talks about him.

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