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Word: dissertation

Definition: formal essay; treatise

Sentences Containing 'dissertation'

``No; by your brilliant and almost sublime conversation you have elevated me above the ordinary level; we no longer talk, we rise to dissertation.
``I am prejudiced against Beauchamp,''said Albert, drawing Franz away, and leaving the former to finish his philosophical dissertation with Debray.

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