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solvent
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The House of Mirth
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  • Smoke is almost as great a solvent as divorce: both tend to obscure the moral issue.

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as in: a chemical solvent Define
a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
as in: the company is not solvent Define
capable of meeting financial obligations
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