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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • B-o-t, bot, t-i-n, tin, bottin, n-e-y, ney, bottinney, noun substantive, a knowledge of plants.
  • S-q-u-double e-r-s-Squeers, noun substantive, a educator of youth.

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  • Still, Pearson had to be more mindful of the concerns of black residents than at the beginning of his career—even if that mindfulness didn’t translate into any substantive changes during his tenure.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Most of the questions were substantive and academic, until she was thrown a curve.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes

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