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equivalent
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The Fountainhead
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  • For once, she expected some emotion from him; and an emotion would be the equivalent of seeing him broken.
  • Or their spiritual equivalent.
  • If the terminology of our criminal law could be applied to the realm of art, we would have to say that what Mr. Roark delivered constitutes the equivalent of spiritual embezzlement.
  • He held the rim of the glass under his nose and inhaled with a loose kind of sensual relish, which, at a dinner table, would have been equivalent to a loud lipsmacking, vulgar there, superlatively elegant here, over a cut-crystal edge pressed to a neat little mustache.
  • Mitchell Layton’s mouth relaxed in the equivalent of something almost as gentle as a smile.
  • He added, his voice pleasant: "My little speech, of course, was the equivalent of a question.

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  • At $50 a share, it is equivalent to about a billion dollars.
  • It is the equivalent of a Starbucks.

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