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novel
used in Arrowsmith

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1  —2 uses as in:
a novel situation
Definition
new and original — typically something considered good
  • But the first of these was the more novel to him.
    Chapter 37 (46% in)
  • He arranged for a number of novel features.
    Chapter 23 (4% in)

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  • She so joyfully demanded his finding some fault that, to give her the novel pleasure of being meek, he suggested that the centrifuge was inadequate.
    Chapter 39 (78% in)
  • To him, death and furious doctors had small novelty.
    Chapter 15 (73% in)
  • With a deprecatory "Would you really like to hear about 'em—you needn't be polite, you know!" he dashed into an exposition of his experiments, drawing sketches on the blank spaces in newspaper advertisements, on the back of a wedding invitation, on the flyleaf of a presentation novel, looking at Martin apologetically, learned yet gay.
    Chapter 26 (87% in)

There are no more uses of "novel" in Arrowsmith.

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