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novel
used in Sense and Sensibility

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a novel situation
Definition
new and original — typically something considered good
  • "I wish," said Margaret, striking out a novel thought, "that somebody would give us all a large fortune apiece!"
    Chapter 17 (38% in)
novel = pleasantly new and original
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  • The insipidity of the meeting was exactly such as Elinor had expected; it produced not one novelty of thought or expression, and nothing could be less interesting than the whole of their discourse both in the dining parlour and drawing room: to the latter, the children accompanied them, and while they remained there, she was too well convinced of the impossibility of engaging Lucy's attention to attempt it.
    Chapter 23 (70% in)

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