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defray
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’Show me, in this wide waste of London, any honest means by which I could even defray the weekly hire of this poor room, and see if I shrink from resorting to them!
  • The ladies and gentlemen were pretty equally balanced; the expenses of the entertainment being defrayed by the latter, each of whom had the privilege of inviting one of the former as his guest.

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  • The company will defray your travel expenses.
  • We’ll do what we can to defray your work-related expenses.

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