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And from dropsy to the deprivation of life into which your folly will bring you.

The most amazing thing about him is that he turns hardship and deprivation into pleasure.

Deprivation of it quickly produces a starved physical condition.

This was deprivation of the privileges of a freeman and banishment from the City.

Without the deprivation of a single necessity, or comfort, even.

Punishment is pain, is deprivation, despondency, affliction.

It is the amends due for a deprivation that has been suffered.

For if teaching produces it, the deprivation of teaching prevents it.

She spoke as if he were responsible for some deprivation which Miss Bonford suffered.

"Well, I'll do my best to bear up under the deprivation," laughed Bert.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "removal from office or position," from Medieval Latin deprivationem (nominative deprivatio), noun of action from past participle stem of deprivare (see deprive).

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