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environment
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The Age of Innocence
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  • It was the note which the family had taken to sounding on the mention of the Countess Olenska’s name, since she had surprised and inconvenienced them by remaining obdurate to her husband’s advances; but on May’s lips it gave food for thought, and Archer looked at her with the sense of strangeness that sometimes came over him when she was most in the tone of her environment.

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as in: chemical damages the environment Define
the natural world (air, water, land, life) -- often used in reference to the impact of human technology
as in: conditions in that environment Define
surrounding conditions (such as:)
  • conditions in a geographic area
  • conditions that affect a particular activity -- such as business, learning, or raising children
  • conditions that create a certain mood -- such as one of romance or competition
  • conditions that impact a particular computer system, subsystem, or program

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