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abstract
used in
The Picture of Dorian Gray
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abstract
Used in
The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Lady Narborough kept scolding him for what she called "an insult to poor Adolphe, who invented the menu specially for you," and now and then Lord Henry looked across at him, wondering at his silence and abstracted manner.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Art is always more abstract than we fancy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We have lost the abstract sense of beauty.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: read the abstract
as in: abstract thought
as in: abstract art
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