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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’Yes,’ said the collector, with a dubious shrug of his shoulders, ’He is gentlemanly, very gentlemanly—in appearance.’
  • Miss Squeers glanced at the door, as if dubious of the propriety of advancing any nearer to an utter stranger; then round the schoolroom, as though in some measure reassured by the presence of forty boys; and finally sidled up to Nicholas and delivered the pen into his hand, with a most winning mixture of reserve and condescension.

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  • She was dubious, but agreed to come with us anyway.
  • She has a dubious reputation. I wouldn’t count on her.

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