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colleague
used in Lucky by Sebold

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Definition
fellow worker — especially in a respected profession such as teaching, medicine, or law
  • My father does not have hobbies, wouldn't recognize a ball sport if the ball hit him in the head, and there are no cronies, there are only colleagues.
    Chapter Six (13% in)
  • My father is a tall man and I knew him best as a man obsessed with his work—with editing, writing, and speaking Spanish on the phone with colleagues and friends.
    Chapter Four (4% in)
  • It brought me all the way back to the preliminary hearing, the way his colleague, Meggesto, had savored the words "Calvin Klein jeans."
    Chapter Eleven (83% in)

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