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rupture
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The House of Mirth
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  • The certainty that she had heard of the rupture with the Dorsets made the prospect of the meeting more formidable; and how should Lily have repressed a quick sense of relief at the thought that, instead of undergoing the anticipated ordeal, she had only to enter gracefully on a long-assured inheritance?

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  • The fuel tank ruptured, and the car burst into flames.
  • diagnosed as a ruptured disc

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