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detrimental
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Society, civilised society at least, is never very ready to believe anything to the detriment of those who are both rich and fascinating.

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  • This may sound like an excuse, and perhaps even a little sad, but it’s hard for others to know how consuming one’s arrival in a new land can be, how it will take up every last resource of spirit, which too often can lead to the detriment of most everything else.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • What’s more, they are detrimental to the revolution, so we must oppose them resolutely."
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl

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