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prerogative
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Oliver Twist
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  • ’The prerogative of a man is to command.’
  • ’And what’s the prerogative of a woman, in the name of Goodness?’ cried the relict of Mr. Corney deceased.
  • ’These women at least shall continue to respect the prerogative.
  • ’I am going to sit here, as long as I think proper, ma’am,’ rejoined Mr. Bumble; ’and although I was not snoring, I shall snore, gape, sneeze, laugh, or cry, as the humour strikes me; such being my prerogative.’
  • This done, she created a little variety by scratching his face, and tearing his hair; and, having, by this time, inflicted as much punishment as she deemed necessary for the offence, she pushed him over a chair, which was luckily well situated for the purpose: and defied him to talk about his prerogative again, if he dared.
  • (Your prerogative!’ sneered Mrs. Bumble, with ineffable contempt.

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  • It is the President’s prerogative to grant pardons.
  • My prerogative right now is to just chill and let all the other overexposed blondes on the cover of Us Weekly (magazine) be your entertainment.
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