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privation
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Oliver Twist
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  • Seated by the window, busily engaged in patching an old waistcoat which formed a portion of the robber’s ordinary dress, was a female: so pale and reduced with watching and privation, that there would have been considerable difficulty in recognising her as the same Nancy who has already figured in this tale, but for the voice in which she replied to Mr. Sikes’s question.

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  • The blockade is causing widespread privation.
  • She grew up in a world of stillbirths and privation.

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