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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • The lodgers to whom Crowl had made allusion under the designation of ’the Kenwigses,’ were the wife and olive branches of one Mr Kenwigs, a turner in ivory, who was looked upon as a person of some consideration on the premises, inasmuch as he occupied the whole of the first floor, comprising a suite of two rooms.
  • ’Really,’ said Nicholas, after a moment’s reflection, ’I am not able, at this instant, to recapitulate any other duty of a secretary, beyond the general one of making himself as agreeable and useful to his employer as he can, consistently with his own respectability, and without overstepping that line of duties which he undertakes to perform, and which the designation of his office is usually understood to imply.’

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as in: designated driver Define
assign someone or something for a particular purpose
as in: designated by a star on the map Define
indicate or signify (show something in a particular way)
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