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advocate
used in Arrowsmith

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to advocate
Definition
to recommend or publicly support someone or something
  • He drank Trinidad rum with a Congressman who advocated prohibition.
    Chapter 11 (45% in)
  • He realized that to a civilized man the fact that Pickerbaugh advocated any reform would be sufficient reason for ignoring it.
    Chapter 19 (35% in)
  • But of course an even more important Cause is—and I was one of the first to advocate it—having a Secretary of Health and Eugenics in the cabinet at Washington—
    Chapter 19 (57% in)
  • Through the Institute it was vaguely known that Capitola was advocating the election of Holabird as "the only scientist here who is also a gentleman."
    Chapter 30 (31% in)

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  • Even when, as advocate for Madeline, he pleaded that Leora was a trivial young woman who probably chewed gum in private and certainly was careless about her nails in public, her commonness was dear to the commonness that was in himself, valid as ambition or reverence, an earthy base to her gaiety as it was to his nervous scientific curiosity.
    Chapter 6 (47% in)

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