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The House of Mirth
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  • Lily was throbbing with fear, but the insinuation fortified her resistance.
  • The conclusions it led him to were fortified, later in the evening, by some of those faint corroborative hints that generate a light of their own in the dusk of a doubting mind.
  • Beat about the question as she would, she knew the outcome of it was that she must try to marry Rosedale; and in this conviction she was fortified by an unexpected visit from George Dorset.

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  • the fortified border between North and South Korea
  • fortify the levees to withstand more rain

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