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futile
used in Sycamore Row

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Definition
effort that is pointless because it is unproductive or unsuccessful
  • As a younger lawyer, Jake had learned the futility of arguing with a true expert.
    p. 587.5
  • Attempting to produce a surprise at trial was often futile.
    p. 333.1

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