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Location: Virginia Beach, VA
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I had to look up this word when I encountered it in Joseph Conrad's "Lord Jim." The word so perfectly matched the mood and visual tone of the early scene of the novel in which it appeared that it has remained with me ever since.
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This neologism simply grates on my nerves when the verb "choose" is so readily available an unambiguous.
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