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- Atticus's voice had lost its comfortableness; he was speaking in his arid, detached professional voice.p. 247.9
arid = lifeless (lacking vitality)
- His voice had lost its aridity, its detachment, and he was talking to the jury as if they were folks on the post office corner.p. 271.3
aridity = lack of vitality
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