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contend
used in The Scarlet Letter

2 uses
  • What I contend for is the authenticity of the outline.
    Introductory (71% in)
  • Others contended that the stigma had not been produced until a long time subsequent, when old Roger Chillingworth, being a potent necromancer, had caused it to appear, through the agency of magic and poisonous drugs.
    Chapter 24 -- Conclusion (6% in)

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