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dispossess
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • The worthy gentleman then became once more the life and soul of the society; being again reinstated in his old post of lion, from which high station the temporary distraction of their thoughts had for a moment dispossessed him.
  • Although a man may lose a sense of his own importance when he is a mere unit among a busy throng, all utterly regardless of him, it by no means follows that he can dispossess himself, with equal facility, of a very strong sense of the importance and magnitude of his cares.

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  • In the countersuit she charged that the lenders were conspiring to dispossess her of her property.
  • attempting to ease the suffering of the dispossessed people

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