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ligament
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • It is the conductor which communicates to the inhabitants of regions beyond its limit, the shock of pride of birth and rank, which it has not within itself, but derives from a fountain-head beyond; or, like the ligament which unites the Siamese twins, it contains something of the life and essence of two distinct bodies, and yet belongs to neither.

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  • She tore a knee ligament and has to miss the rest of the season.
  • Dad made him quit after he tore a ligament, though.
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders

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