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convey
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Lord of the Flies
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as in: convey her thoughts Define
communicate or express
  • His tone conveyed a warning...

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  • Please convey my gratitude for her hospitality.
  • She dresses to convey a sense of a successful, no-nonsense woman.

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unspecified meaning
  • All three of them tried to convey the sense of the pink live thing struggling in the creepers.
  • "They’d build a ship—" The three boys stood in the darkness, striving unsuccessfully to convey the majesty of adult life.

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  • "When we’re ready I’ll carry it—" Piggy sought in his mind for words to convey his passionate willingness to carry the conch against all odds.
  • I—" He tried to convey the compulsion to track down and kill that was swallowing him up.

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as in: convey her thoughts Define
communicate or express
as in: convey title to the property Define
to give or transfer -- especially legal title
as in: convey her safely to Define
transport
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