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preside
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Middlemarch
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  • Every one now sat down, Mr. Bulstrode presiding, pale and self-restrained as usual.
  • So Miss Brooke presided in her uncle’s household, and did not at all dislike her new authority, with the homage that belonged to it.
  • Still, you see, he spent his evenings at the Vincys’, where the matron, though less of a lady, presided over a well-lit drawing-room and whist.

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  • She will preside over the meeting.
  • At a sign from the presiding judge, one of the court officers led her away,
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger

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