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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rate, tax, or assessment.


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  • Likewise discouraging to further inquiry was the condes-cension with which they were treated, because they came from a relatively undeveloped and unimportant colony world.

    Nor Crystal Tears

  • His attention lay on the sun's as-cension only vaguely.

    Mission to Moulokin


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