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demonstrate
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition
to show
The exact meaning of this sense of demonstrate can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "I will demonstrate how to throw a Frisbee." — show how to do something
  • "I will demonstrate how much quicker the new computer is than the old one." — show how something works
  • "Her questioned demonstrated that she was listening and thinking deeply about what was said." — showed to be true or proved
  • What he meant to do I cannot tell; however, the other stopped all demonstrations, at once, by placing the lifeless-looking form in his arms.
    Chapter 15 (94% in)
demonstrations = displays (in this case, of being angry)
  • 'You'd better let the dog alone,' growled Mr. Heathcliff in unison, checking fiercer demonstrations with a punch of his foot.
    Chapter 1 (69% in)
  • demonstrations = displays
  • He retained a great deal of the reserve for which his boyhood was remarkable; and that served to repress all startling demonstrations of feeling.
    Chapter 10 (58% in)
demonstrations = displays
There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in Wuthering Heights.

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