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estimate
used in Selected Tales by Poe

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Definition
rough calculation or judgment
  • And of such passion I could form no estimate, save by the miraculous expansion of those eyes which at once so delighted and appalled me—by the almost magical melody, modulation, distinctness and placidity of her very low voice—and by the fierce energy (rendered doubly effective by contrast with her manner of utterance) of the wild words which she habitually uttered.
    1 — Ligeia (27% in)
  • "You will say, no doubt, using the language of the law, that 'to make out my case,' I should rather undervalue, than insist upon a full estimation of the activity required in this matter.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (69% in)

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