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- I received a letter with a signature that was not very easy to read. It purported to be from a woman I had met at a certain summer resort two or three years ago.p. 52.9
purported = claimed
- This purports to be from an old friend of mine, Lady Constance Culmington.p. 57.4
purports = claims
There are no more uses of "purport" in And Then There Were None.
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