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import random
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getrandbits = random.SystemRandom().getrandbits
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DEFAULT_ALPHABET = ("0123456789"
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                    "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ"
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                    "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz")
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def get_random_word(length, alphabet=DEFAULT_ALPHABET):
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    remainder = getrandbits(length * 8)
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    return encode_word(remainder, alphabet=alphabet)
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def encode_word(number, alphabet=DEFAULT_ALPHABET):
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    base = len(alphabet)
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    digits = []
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    append = digits.append
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    quotient = number
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    while True:
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        quotient, remainder = divmod(quotient, base)
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        append(alphabet[remainder])
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        if quotient <= 0:
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            break
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    return ''.join(digits)