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The Age of Innocence
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perturb
Used in
The Age of Innocence
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  • Mr. Welland's brow remained clouded, and it was evident that his perturbed imagination had fastened at once on this last remark.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • All this Mrs. Archer felt, and her son knew she felt; but he knew also that she had been perturbed by the premature announcement of his engagement, or rather by its cause; and it was for that reasonóbecause on the whole he was a tender and indulgent masteróthat he had stayed at home that evening.  (not reviewed by editor)

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perturbation of the orbit
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