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used in Oliver Twist

3 uses
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cause — usually a feeling (possibly a situation)
  • the perspiration which his rage had engendered
    Chapter 4 — Oliver, Being Offered Another Place, Makes His First.... (47% in)
engendered = caused
  • Mr. Bumble wiped from his forehead the perspiration which his walk had engendered, glanced complacently at the cocked hat, and smiled.
    Chapter 2 — Treats of Oliver Twist's Growth, Education, and Board (30% in)
  • As he glided stealthily along, creeping beneath the shelter of the walls and doorways, the hideous old man seemed like some loathsome reptile, engendered in the slime and darkness through which he moved: crawling forth, by night, in search of some rich offal for a meal.
    Chapter 19 — In Which a Notable Plan is Discussed and Determined On (6% in)

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