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demonstrate
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Great Expectations
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  • He had taken up the poker again; without which, I doubt if he could have proceeded in his demonstration.
  • Mr. Jaggers had risen when Joe demonstrated, and had backed near the door.

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  • My heart failed me when I saw him squaring at me with every demonstration of mechanical nicety, and eyeing my anatomy as if he were minutely choosing his bone.
  • I kept an eye on Orlick after that night, and, whenever circumstances were favorable to his dancing at Biddy, got before him to obscure that demonstration.
  • Here, to his great amazement, he was stopped by Joe’s suddenly working round him with every demonstration of a fell pugilistic purpose.

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as in: It demonstrates my point. Define
to show
as in: demonstrate to protest Define
a public display supporting a cause -- usually joining with others in a political protest
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