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establish
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Ender's Game
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as in: establish a positive tone. Define
create or start
  • Almost none of them knew how to establish a direct line to the target, and when they reached the far wall few of the new ones had any idea how to catch on or even control their rebounds.
  • Ender watched from the fringes of the group as Bernard established the hierarchy.

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  • Which word choice best maintains the tone established in the first paragraph?
  • Which word choice would help to establish a serious tone.

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unspecified meaning
  • You may go to your quarters and establish yourself.
  • I have nothing to establish except the clothing I’m wearing.

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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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