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initiate
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Ethan Frome
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  • So marked was the change in her manner, such depths of sad initiation did it imply, that, with some doubts as to my delicacy, I put the case anew to my village oracle, Harmon Gow; but got for my pains only an uncomprehending grunt.

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  • He initiated a new program
  • The men of the tribe are initiated when they reach puberty.

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