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We were still cleaning the house when the guests started to arrive.
Her hair was still damp from her walk in the rain.
The car's doors were locked, but the motor was still running.
Is Terry still in college?
We knew we wouldn't win the game, but it was still exciting!
This is a short novel, but it is still too long.
I hadn't seen him for 25 years. Still, I recognized him immediately when I saw him.
The freezing cold weather made our task still more difficult.
It would be nice to see Audrey again, and it would be still nicer if she could bring the children.
Greg's medical expenses are a massive drain and, worse still, he may lose his job.
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a plant whose leaves are used in cooking. Marjoram is a herb.
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