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Using grep command and backreferencing

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – This is a pretty basic question, but I can't get my head around it. I'm learning Linux and one of the questions i've been given is; *The word sentimentalment includes the same three characters (e.g. "ent") which appear three times. The word "blayblapblam" also contains the same three characters repeated three time (e.g. "bla"). How many words can you find which contain any three characters repeated three times, like the examples "sentimentalment" and "blayblapblam", but which also begin with lower case "d". Use /usr/share/dict/words as your list of possible words and grep to (HowTos)