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engender
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • poverty should engender an honest pride, that it may not lead and tempt us to unworthy actions,
  • He had found that among muffin-sellers there existed drunkenness, debauchery, and profligacy, which he attributed to the debasing nature of their employment as at present exercised; he had found the same vices among the poorer class of people who ought to be muffin consumers; and this he attributed to the despair engendered by their being placed beyond the reach of that nutritious article, which drove them to seek a false stimulant in intoxicating liquors.

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  • The police in Mexico don’t engender confidence.
  • The sincerity of her apology engendered forgiveness.

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