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external
used in Howards End

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Definition
outside
in various senses, including:
  • coming from or existing outside a place, organization or thing — as in "external trade"
  • forming or relating to an outside boundary — as in "external walls"
  • on the surface or superficial as contrasted to something that is deep or complete — as in "external appearances"
  • But there was no external hint of weakness.
    Chapter 11 (24% in)

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  • Their inner life was so safe that they could bargain over externals in a way that would have been incredible to Aunt Juley, and impossible for Tibby or Charles.
    Chapter 23 (23% in)

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