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  • He was certain to knock the wind out of common sense, and render that unlucky adversary deaf to the call of time.
  • ’Nonsense!’ said Mrs. Gradgrind, rendered almost energetic.

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  • People mutht be amuthed, Thquire, thomehow,’ continued Sleary, rendered more pursy than ever, by so much talking; ’they can’t be alwayth a working, nor yet they can’t be alwayth a learning.
  • They looked at Stephen’s worn face, rendered more pathetic by the homely emotions it evinced; and, in the kindness of their nature, they were more sorry than indignant.
  • This is an unseasonable hour, but here is a young woman who has been making statements which render my visit necessary.
  • Nobody was ever on any account to give anybody anything, or render anybody help without purchase.
  • All these little tokens of his gratitude, Mr. Gradgrind very willingly undertook to render.

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as in: rendered service or a verdict Define
to give or supply something
as in: rendered her unconscious Define
to make or cause to become
as in: rendered with, or rendered from Define
to portray or create something in a particular way; or to interpret, translate, or extract from (see word notes for more detailed definitions based on context)
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