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innovate
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
bring something new to an environment
  • This was an innovation for one who had chosen to adopt the style of general practitioner in a country town, and would be felt as offensive criticism by his professional brethren.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (24% in)
  • But Lydgate meant to innovate in his treatment also, and he was wise enough to see that the best security for his practising honestly according to his belief was to get rid of systematic temptations to the contrary.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (24% in)
  • Regarding themselves as Middlemarch institutions, they were ready to combine against all innovators, and against non-professionals given to interference.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (58% in)
  • They implied that he was insolent, pretentious, and given to that reckless innovation for the sake of noise and show which was the essence of the charlatan.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (23% in)

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