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The Count of Monte Cristo
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displace
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • He began by moving his bed, and looked around for anything with which he could pierce the wall, penetrate the moist cement, and displace a stone.
  • He waited in order to allow pure air to displace the foul atmosphere, and then went on.
  • Dantes heard joyfully the key grate in the lock; he listened until the sound of steps died away, and then, hastily displacing his bed, saw by the faint light that penetrated into his cell, that he had labored uselessly the previous evening in attacking the stone instead of removing the plaster that surrounded it.

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  • It is a much better way to manufacture the product, but many workers will be displaced by the new technology.
  • Many people were displaced by the hurricane.

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