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parlance
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Nicholas, therefore, not being a high-spirited young man according to common parlance, and deeming it a greater degradation to borrow, for the supply of his necessities, from Newman Noggs, than to teach French to the little Kenwigses for five shillings a week, accepted the offer with the alacrity already described, and betook himself to the first floor with all convenient speed.

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  • In Pentagon parlance, it provides "full-spectrum dominance".
  • In Hollywood parlance, "The Box" was over $100 million.

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