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purport
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • Then, suddenly realising the full purport of his words, she gave a violent start and looked up, with fear and astonishment upon her broad, good-humoured face.
  • I have here four letters which purport to come from the missing man.

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  • They purport to support the legislation out of concern for the environment, but I suspect profit is their primary motive.
  • They purport that the poll is unbiased and shows that Americans who are acquainted with the facts support the legislation.

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