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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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demonstrate
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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as in: It demonstrates my point. Define
to show
  • ] Something sure of state,— Either from Venice or some unhatch’d practice Made demonstrable here in Cyprus to him,— Hath puddled his clear spirit, and in such cases Men’s natures wrangle with inferior things, Though great ones are their object.

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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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  • And this may help to thicken other proofs That do demonstrate thinly.
  • For, sir, It is as sure as you are Roderigo, Were I the Moor, I would not be Iago: In following him, I follow but myself; Heaven is my judge, not I for love and duty, But seeming so for my peculiar end: For when my outward action doth demonstrate The native act and figure of my heart In complement extern, ’tis not long after But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.

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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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