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contend
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Treasure Island
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contend
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Treasure Island
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  • I was tired, at any rate; but had I been as fresh as when I rose, I could see it was in vain for me to contend in speed with such an adversary.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: She contended for the gold medal
as in: She contended that...
as in: She contended with it
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