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loophole
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation
  • How they were fated to meet and an attachment sprang up between the two so that their names were coupled in the public eye was told in court with letters containing the habitual mushy and compromising expressions leaving no loophole to show that they openly cohabited two or three times a week at some wellknown seaside hotel and relations, when the thing ran its normal course, became in due course intimate.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (78% in)

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