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New technology stocks have done badly in recent months, but Autonomy has been an exception.
Most nurses are women; the most notable exceptions are psychiatric nurses.
There are some exceptions to every grammatical rule.
Climbers are brave people, and Robert is no exception.
I don’t usually lend people money, but in your case I’ll make an exception.
Eileen took exception to Pat’s manner and said as much.
The players should all be fit for Saturday’s game, with the possible exception of Davis.
The price of prescription drugs sold in Canada is drastically less, virtually without exception, when compared to the US.
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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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