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demonstrate
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Moby Dick
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as in: It demonstrates my point. Define
to show
  • Though the certainty of this criterion is far from demonstrable, yet it has the savor of analogical probability.

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  • The salesperson demonstrated features of both phones so I could compare them.
  • The medal is given only to a few who have demonstrated extraordinary courage while defending their country.

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unspecified meaning
  • If he can, then is it as marvellous a thing in him, as if a man were able simultaneously to go through the demonstrations of two distinct problems in Euclid.
  • Third: I cannot demonstrate it, but it seems to me, that in the whale the sense of touch is concentrated in the tail; for in this respect there is a delicacy in it only equalled by the daintiness of the elephant’s trunk.

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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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