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factor
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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unspecified meaning
  • This Godfrey Norton was evidently an important factor in the matter.
  • But for the trained reasoner to admit such intrusions into his own delicate and finely adjusted temperament was to introduce a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental results.

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  • "It seems to me that I have done you full justice in the matter," I remarked with some coldness, for I was repelled by the egotism which I had more than once observed to be a strong factor in my friend’s singular character.

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as in: It was the deciding factor. Define
one of the things that influences a result or outcome
as in: factor it into your thinking Define
include consideration of
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