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To return to the particular is perhaps to reduce her strange story to a mere cipher. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)When did shoes become a social cipher? Times, Sunday Times (2008)All his successes have been internal party ones: to the outside world he remains a cipher. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The cipher becomes a dancer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It issued the points in its own name and on its own behalf: it was not a mere cipher for the sponsors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was inevitable that for each their rival should grow to monstrous scale and, deprived of humanity, become a cipher for predatory threat. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)
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