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cull
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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to select from among many — sometimes what is desired; sometimes to eliminate that which is not wanted
  • But it does mean that this class is not nearly so large as a fairer economic system might easily make it, that those who survive in the competition are handicapped so as to accomplish much less than they deserve to, and that, above all, the personnel of the successful class is left to chance and accident, and not to any intelligent culling or reasonable methods of selection.
    Chapter 9 (33% in)

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