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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • "They are indeed exquisite," he said; "but as they are necessarily submitted to the process of deglutition—a function which it is frequently impossible for a fainting person to accomplish—I prefer my own specific."

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purpose, job, or natural activity
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work or operate -- sometimes to work or operate normally or in a particular way
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a social event or ceremony -- especially one attended for work or out of a sense of duty
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saying one results from another; or saying that the amount of one thing is dependent upon the value of another.
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computer code that performs a specific task
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a formula or mathematical expression that describes a relationship between variables
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