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privation
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • We cannot allow those who serve us well to labour under any privation or discomfort that it is in our power to remove.
  • Her father lay in some secret place to avoid his creditors, reduced, between sickness and poverty, to the verge of death, and she, a child,—we might almost think, if we did not know the wisdom of all Heaven’s decrees—who should have blessed a better man, was steadily braving privation, degradation, and everything most terrible to such a young and delicate creature’s heart, for the purpose of supporting him.

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  • The blockade is causing widespread privation.
  • She grew up in a world of stillbirths and privation.

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