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influence, especially with a person in a position of power:
He got the job through the good offices of his uncle.
services rendered by a mediator in a dispute.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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But they can contribute more than their
We may give others a preference over him in optional
, except those which tend to his improvement.
The two writers continued to exchange civilities, counsel, and small
For nothing is really more delightful than a return of affection, and the mutual interchange of kind feeling and
If necessary, the carrier shall use its
to obtain this permission from the local authority.
The better qualities are highly ornamented with
, testing and research areas and numerous work stations.
The survivors are depending on your
to make this imperative a reality.
of those with access are used.
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