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  • When a man says a thing, that's the contract.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I merely say I will protect our contract with the Guild.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Out here, woman, we carry no paper for contracts.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And the room expanded and contracted.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It had taken bravery to challenge him in his own ducal castle, especially since they now had Bewt's signature over a contract of allegiance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Thufir Hawat, his father's Master of Assassins, had explained it: their mortal enemies, the Harkonnens, had been on Arrakis eighty years, holding the planet in quasi-fief under a CHOAM Company contract to mine the geriatric spice, melange.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • How soon he must read that form within his mind, that contract of brutal caution, to enter the necessary fact on the necessary line: "Please list your next of kin."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We must not, however, ignore the possibility the Duke has contracted with the Guild to remove him to a place of safety outside the System.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Without knowing why, her whole being trembled at what she had seen — a region where a wind blew and sparks glared, where rings of light expanded and contracted, where rows of tumescent white shapes flowed over and under and around the lights, driven by darkness and a wind out of nowhere.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You're the one's lived with papers and empty contracts and such as—" "We of the Bene Gesserit don't break our vows any more than you do," Jessica said.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the metal contracted
as in: legal contract
as in: contract the disease
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