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The Age of Innocence
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  • New York was inexorable in its condemnation of business irregularities.
  • It was deeply distasteful to him to do anything melodramatic and conspicuous, anything Mr. van der Luyden would have deprecated and the club box condemned as bad form.

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  • The Beaufort failure, or rather the Beaufort attitude since the failure, was still a fruitful theme for the drawing-room moralist; and after it had been thoroughly examined and condemned Mrs. van der Luyden had turned her scrupulous eyes on May Archer.

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as in: She condemned their plan Define
express strong criticism
as in: was condemned to life in prison Define
force into an undesired activity or situation -- such as to legally sentence someone to punishment or: find guilty -- especially in court or: provide the means of finding guilty
as in: condemned the building Define
an official government finding that a building is not suitable to be occupied
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