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tantamount
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
being essentially equal to something
  • I considered that the strong wish you expressed to go there, when an adequate sum was furnished, was tantamount to an engagement that you would remain there for life.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (96% in)
  • Will was in a defiant mood, his consciousness being deeply stung with the thought that the people who looked at him probably knew a fact tantamount to an accusation against him as a fellow with low designs which were to be frustrated by a disposal of property.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (67% in)

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