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down payment
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
a partial payment made at the time of purchase (the rest to be paid later)
  • His voice had the quality of a down payment on terror; it was not frightened, but it held the advance echoes of the next hour to come: "Don't go, Ellsworth.
    4.14 — Part 4 Chapter 14 (98% in)

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