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derive
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Persuasion
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  • She did not mean, however, to derive much more from it to gratify her vanity, than Mary might have allowed.
  • I could not derive benefit from the late knowledge I had acquired of your character.
  • Their last meeting had been most important in opening his feelings; she had derived from it a delightful conviction; but she feared from his looks, that the same unfortunate persuasion, which had hastened him away from the Concert Room, still governed.

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  • She likes to win, but she doesn’t derive pleasure from watching others lose.
  • I derive pleasure from my work.

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