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The House of Mirth
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  • Her way of glossing over the transaction with Trenor he regarded at once as a tribute to his own acuteness, and a confirmation of his suspicions.
  • At that—at the complete unexpectedness and the inconceivable audacity of it—Lily could not restrain the tribute of an astonished laugh.

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  • "Well, isn’t that a tribute?
  • Here there could be no mistaking the predominance of personality—the unanimous "Oh!" of the spectators was a tribute, not to the brush-work of Reynolds’s "Mrs.

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as in: a tribute to the great actor Define
praise or something done to express admiration or respect
as in: demanded they pay tribute Define
payment by one nation for protection by another;
or: payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence

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