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content
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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content with how things are
Definition
satisfied
  • There was a grumble of discontent from the seat behind him, but as soon as it passed, the room again grew quiet, and the children waited with bated breath for the other names to be called.
    p. 13.9
  • Retraining should also succeed: 'Contentment' messages will (1) counteract a brainswept tendency to question, and (2) lessen the chronic mournfulness effect.
    p. 268.1
  • Curtain retrained them with 'contentment' messages that tell them not to question anything!"
    p. 268.7
  • And now we are on the brink of offering the same peaceful contentment on a much grander scale.
    p. 379.1
  • But the frowns had at last faded away, replaced entirely by the pleasant, contented smiles.
    p. 437.8

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  • She was so content she almost didn't bother to sneer at them.
    p. 417.6
  • "What things?" asked Sticky, who, like Reynie, was trying to sneak a peek at the bucket's contents.
    p. 38.7
  • It turned out that Sticky had once been quite content with his life — the agreeable child of agreeable parents — but the situation changed once his gifts became known.
    p. 122.1
  • This time, while his friends cried for help from somewhere far away — so far away they sounded like whining mosquitoes — Reynie had been sitting in the Whisperer, incredibly happy and content, grinning in triumph.
    p. 363.6
  • Even as he spoke, he shot across the room and dumped the steaming contents of the pot down the drain.
    p. 382.1
  • Before Martina could actually touch anything, she dumped the bucket's contents onto the table: a magnet, a Swiss Army knife, a spool of twine, a kaleidoscope, and a rope (which was damp, but you couldn't tell without touching it).
    p. 391.5

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