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finite -- as in: a finite number
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • "Try Finite Incantatem," said Hermione at once, "that should stop the rain if it’s a hex or curse; if it doesn’t something’s gone wrong with an Atmospheric Charm, which will be more difficult to fix, so as an interim measure try Impervius to protect his belongings — " "Say it again, slowly — " said Ron, searching his pockets desperately for a quill, but at that moment the lift juddered to a halt.
  • Harry bellowed, as somewhere out of sight Hermione screamed, and Harry heard innumerable objects crashing to the floor on the other side of the destabilized wall: He pointed his wand at the rampart, cried, "Finite!" and it steadied.

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  • We are a wealthy country, but we still have to wisely allocate finite resources.
  • We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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