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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • In the words of the Church Ritual: "If any one of the monks depart in the Lord, the monk designated (that is, whose office it is) shall wipe the body with warm water, making first the sign of the cross with a sponge on the forehead of the deceased, on the breast, on the hands and feet and on the knees, and that is enough."

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