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designate
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Jane Eyre
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  • Diana Rivers had designated her brother "inexorable as death."
  • Its grey front stood out well from the background of a rookery, whose cawing tenants were now on the wing: they flew over the lawn and grounds to alight in a great meadow, from which these were separated by a sunk fence, and where an array of mighty old thorn trees, strong, knotty, and broad as oaks, at once explained the etymology of the mansion’s designation.

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as in: designated driver Define
assign someone or something for a particular purpose
as in: designated by a star on the map Define
indicate or signify (show something in a particular way)
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