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The War of the Worlds
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  • I began to comfort her and myself by repeating all that Ogilvy had told me of the impossibility of the Martians establishing themselves on the earth.
  • No one in Weybridge could tell us where the headquarters were established; the whole place was in such confusion as I had never seen in any town before.

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as in: establish a positive tone. Define
create or start
as in: establish that there is a need Define
show or determine (cause to be recognized or figure out)
as in: establish the company as a leader Define
cause long-term acceptance, reputation, or success
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