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  • Martin speculated still more as he perceived that all his colleagues were secretly grouped in factions.
  • Now that he was free from responsibility he began to form his own faction, to save the Department.
  • Gottlieb, Terry Wickett, and Dr. Nicholas Yeo, that longmustached and rustic biologist whom Martin had first taken for a carpenter, formed an independent faction of their own, and however much he disliked the boisterous Wickett, Martin was dragged into it.
  • There was a surging of factions, a benevolent and winning buzz of scientists who desired to be the new Director of the Institute.
  • He did not desire to be caught in any of the logrolling factions, though for Terry Wickett, still in France, and for Terry’s rough compulsion to honesty he was sometimes lonely.

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  • It was a fight between the moderate and liberal factions of the Democratic Party.
  • She’s part of the far-right faction of the Republican Party.

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