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inclement
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • It seemed that the unhappy youths were nightly turned out into the wet streets at the most inclement periods of the year, to wander about, in darkness and rain—or it might be hail or snow—for hours together, without shelter, food, or warmth; and let the public never forget upon the latter point, that while the muffins were provided with warm clothing and blankets, the boys were wholly unprovided for, and left to their own miserable resources.

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  • Despite the difficulties, the inclement weather did not end our journey.
  • But since the weather had been so inclement—to use one of Reverend Ambrose’s words—they had had more time for practice.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying

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