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influx
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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Definition
arrival of many people or other things
  • As the animosity of fate would have it, there was a great influx of custom in the course of the afternoon.
    Chapter 4 — A Day Behind the Counter (80% in)
  • Thus, Hepzibah was well content to acknowledge Phoebe's vastly superior gifts as a shop-keeper'—she listened, with compliant ear, to her suggestion of various methods whereby the influx of trade might be increased, and rendered profitable, without a hazardous outlay of capital.
    Chapter 5 — May and November (61% in)

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