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fait accompli
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • And this, of course, remains to you, since the marriage is a fait accompli?

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  • This time there would be no impediments; the crazy bliss of fornication with a hot-skinned, eager-bellied Jewish girl with fathomless eyes and magnificent apricot-and-ocher suntanned legs that all but promised to squeeze the life out of me was no dumb fantasy: it was a fait accompli, practically consummated save for the terrible wait until Thursday.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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