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paragon
used in Babbitt

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an ideal instance; or model of excellence
  • He was jarred as by nothing else when the paragon of stenographers, Miss McGoun, suddenly left him, though her reasons were excellent—she needed a rest, her sister was sick, she might not do any more work for six months.
    Chapter 32 (64% in)

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