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detach
used in A Room With A View

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Definition
to separate something from something else (physically or emotionally)
  • He said 'Oh, he's like me—better detached.'
    Chapter 8 (23% in)
  • She had read in it of the crocuses which had been bought for yellow and were coming up puce, of the new parlour-maid, who had watered the ferns with essence of lemonade, of the semi-detached cottages which were ruining Summer Street, and breaking the heart of Sir Harry Otway.
    Chapter 5 (91% in)
  • To have stopped a week at Windy Corner and not to have met Cissie and Albert, the semi-detached villas that have been run up opposite the church!
    Chapter 8 (65% in)

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