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abortion
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
intentional ending of pregnancy by killing and removing the fetus or embryo
  • Go home and think of your first husband divorced and your second husband killed in a jet and your third husband blowing his brains out, go home and think of the dozen abortions you've had, go home and think of that and your damn Caesarean sections, too, and your children who hate your guts!
    p. 98.1
abortions = ending of pregnancies
There are no more uses of "abortion" in Fahrenheit 451.

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