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futile
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Childhood's End
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  • It seemed futile to spend a lifetime searching for secrets that the Overlords had probably uncovered ages before.
  • Arguments-protests-all were futile.
  • They had been successfully smuggled out again, but a single glance at their smoking interiors had shown the futility of the experiment.

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  • It was a futile effort that was doomed form the start.
  • Negotiations between the opposing parties are increasingly looking futile.

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