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entail
     1. n. That which is entailed. Hence:
     2. vt. To imply or require.
     3. vt. To settle or fix inalienably on a person or thing, or on a person and his descendants or a certain line of descendants, -- said especially of an estate, to bestow as a heritage.

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But, actually, it's because summer shoes, with all their straps, thongs and the exposure to the elements they entail, cause far more damage than winter ones. 

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