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  • abhor, abominate, apathy.
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Examples of usage:
  1. The other two, the semivocale in the ancient classification, that is, the working stock of cattle, and the instrumentum mutum, such as carts, ploughs, spades, and so forth, though not all inconsiderable in themselves, are very much inferior in utility or in expense, and, without a given portion of the first, are nothing at all. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
  2. The number of these works was, nevertheless, far from being inconsiderable; and at any rate many of them would have been of great use, as they would have served to illustrate the instructive history of the arts. - "The Book-Hunter at Home" by P. B. M. Allan
  3. An heiress is of no little consequence when there are so many younger brothers to provide for; and, before a short month had flown away, Mrs Revel, to her delight, found that the cards and invitations of no inconsiderable portion of the beau monde covered the table of her confined drawing- room. - "Newton Forster" by Frederick Marryat
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