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redemption
used in
The Age of Innocence
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redemption
Used in
The Age of Innocence
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  • When the fact dawned on him it nearly broke his heart, but now it seemed the redeeming feature of the case.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Therefore, for totally different reasons, her food was as poor as Mrs. Archer's, and her wines did nothing to redeem it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Madame Olenska's own dwelling was redeemed from the same appearance only by a little more paint about the window-frames; and as Archer mustered its modest front he said to himself that the Polish Count must have robbed her of her fortune as well as of her illusions.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: its main redeeming quality is...
as in: redeem the coupon
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