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  • Yet there was a time when Archer had had definite and rather aggressive opinions on all such problems, and when everything concerning the manners and customs of his little tribe had seemed to him fraught with world-wide significance.

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  • He had a theory on this subject, actually, entitled the Rejection Minimization Theorem (RMT): The act of leaning in to kiss someone, or asking to kiss them, is fraught with the possibility of rejection, so the person least likely to get rejected should do the leaning in or the asking.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • "Mae, your dad’s just trying to say that our lives are already pretty fraught, and we have our hands full just working, paying bills and taking care of the health stuff.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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