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Aiken

[ey-kuh n] /ˈeɪ kən/
noun
1.
Conrad (Potter) 1889–1973, U.S. poet.
2.
a city in SW South Carolina.
3.
a male given name.
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  • How awful that this should have to happen in Aiken of all cities.

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  • In Aiken where we never have felt hitherto that it was ever necessary to lock the door.

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  • Aiken felt that it had misjudged Larkin, and he departed in high favor.

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  • He had paid what he owed, so Aiken confessed to having misjudged his resources.

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  • Aiken will always remember that dinner in the woods for its beauty and for its gayety.

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Aiken

/ˈeɪkən/
noun
1.
Conrad (Potter). 1889–1973, US poet, short-story writer, and critic. His works include Collected Poems (1953) and the novel Blue Voyage (1927)
2.
Howard Hathaway. 1900–73, US mathematician; pioneered the construction of electronic computers
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