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The House of Mirth
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static -- as in: in a static state
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The House of Mirth
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  • She had fancied at first that it would be easy to draw her aunt into the whirl of her own activities, but there was a static force in Mrs. Peniston against which her niece's efforts spent themselves in vain.

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  • He was raised in a static village community where most people farmed in the same manner as their grandparents.
  • The web site is pretty static. Once you've seen it, there's not much reason to return.

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