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- The incident provoked her into doing what she had never done before-abandon her duties.1 — Last To See Them Alive (90% in)
- The little building had been standing for more than a century, and seasonal changes provoked different symptoms of its antiquity: winter cold saturated the stone-and-iron fixtures, and in summer, when temperatures often hurtled over the hundred mark, the old cells were malodorous cauldrons.4 — The Corner (76% in)
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