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condemn
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  • What are these unheard-of sins you condemn so much—and like so well?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That isn't meant as a condemnation of Gopher Prairie, and it may be a condemnation of me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That isn't meant as a condemnation of Gopher Prairie, and it may be a condemnation of me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She saw the furniture as a circle of elderly judges, condemning her to death by smothering.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She sought to be sensible; she elaborately explained to herself that it was hysterical to condemn Gopher Prairie because it did not foam over the drama.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Solid though his enthusiasms were in the matter of medicine—his admiration of this city surgeon, his condemnation of that for tricky ways of persuading country practitioners to bring in surgical patients, his indignation about fee-splitting, his pride in a new X-ray apparatus—none of these beatified him as did motoring.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: condemned the building
as in: She condemned their plan
as in: was condemned to life in prison
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