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Ethan Frome
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confer
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Ethan Frome
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  • Ethan was aware that, in regard to the important question of surgical intervention, the female opinion of the neighbourhood was divided, some glorying in the prestige conferred by operations while others shunned them as indelicate.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: confer an honorary degree
as in: confer with her coach
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