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polygamy
used in Howards End

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the practice of being married to more than one person at the same time
  • She, a monogamist, regretted the cessation of some of life's innocent odours; he, whose instincts were polygamous, felt morally braced by the change and less liable to the temptations that had assailed him in the past.
    Chapter 31 (26% in)

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