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dispose
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dispose
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Ethan Frome
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  • She was quick to learn, but forgetful and dreamy, and not disposed to take the matter seriously.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Most people were either indifferent to his troubles, or disposed to think it natural that a young fellow of his age should have carried without repining the burden of three crippled lives.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her nearest relations had been induced to place their savings in her father's hands, and though, after his death, they ungrudgingly acquitted themselves of the Christian duty of returning good for evil by giving his daughter all the advice at their disposal, they could hardly be expected to supplement it by material aid.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: dispose of the matter
as in: dispose of the waste
as in: dispose of the assets
as in: disposed the troops along...
as in: Is she disposed to help?
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