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  • After the initial answers, the moderator will facilitate an open discussion of the topic.
  • She argues that the stimulus facilitated an economic recovery.
  • The new headquarters facilitates inter-department communication.
  • Nothing which tends to facilitate the intercourse between the States can be deemed unworthy of the public care.
    Madison, James  --  Federalist Papers Authored by James Madison

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  • there is just room enough in each stall to do the milking and to rub the cattle down; and the floor slopes a little to facilitate drainage.
    de Balzac, Honore  --  The Country Doctor
  • They suggested that ... if you did make the (questionable) decision to enter the home of someone you didn’t know, a door to the outside world should be left open at all times to facilitate a quick escape.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • Brenda was there, trying her best with Jorge to facilitate who would go next, to prevent everyone from going at once in a stampede that would surely kill half of them.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • You have eight minutes; and if anyone has a question for you afterward, Gavril will facilitate that.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • Standard procedure to facilitate breathing.
    Rodman Philbrick  --  Freak the Mighty
  • The low walls around her, meant to facilitate her complete concentration on the work at hand, were lined with burlap, as if any other material might distract her, might allude to more exotic ways of spending her days.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • They had shaved the hair off his body to facilitate a "dean" execution.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • "Croton seeds are used as a means to facilitate theft and other criminal intentions," he wrote in his biological notebooks.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • There was even a train system to facilitate transporting the miners from the Nut to the very center of the main town in District 2.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • These quays, rising and falling with the tide, thus facilitate the loading and unloading of vessels.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • His plans were facilitated by the news which arrived from Paris.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • As regularity is a prime condition facilitating activity, regularity in his household was carried to the highest point of exactitude.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • If you could send her into the cellar on some errand, and then turn the key upon her, you would facilitate matters immensely.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • We shall follow their example, and we shall say M. Leblanc, in order to facilitate this tale.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The time was meant to renew old friendships among the cardinals and facilitate a less heated election process.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Marmeladov submissively and obediently held up both arms to facilitate the search.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • His membership card opened doors and facilitated opportunities for the Vanger Corporation—and business was precisely what we did.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Their progress was much facilitated by the certainty that Magua had found it necessary to journey through the valleys; a circumstance which rendered the general direction of the route sure.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • He felt, sometimes, like the keeper of memories-the one who had to facilitate that invisible transition between the way it used to be and the way it would be from now on.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Remember that choosing to stay on the ground is a choice to facilitate a relationship; to honor it.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • Unencumbered with luggage, they would soon overtake the coach, and, passing it and preceding it on the road, would order its horses in advance, and greatly facilitate its progress during the precious hours of the night, when delay was the most to be dreaded.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Relaxation facilitates learning and communication.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • The sulfur and salt are alchemical catalysts that facilitate transformation.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • What rapid but insecure means to opulence might facilitate immediate purchase?
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Further, it facilitates matters when the prince, having no other state, is compelled to reside there in person.
    Nicolo Machiavelli  --  The Prince
  • He was the ultimate facilitator, but this emotional thing, with the two of us one-on-one, was new to him.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • Mr. Bumble, having spread a handkerchief over his knees to prevent the crumbs from sullying the splendour of his shorts, began to eat and drink; varying these amusements, occasionally, by fetching a deep sigh; which, however, had no injurious effect upon his appetite, but, on the contrary, rather seemed to facilitate his operations in the tea and toast department.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • She would have liked Leon to guess it, and she imagined chances, catastrophes that should facilitate this.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
  • I told them I had watched her character, and I felt sure she would not betray me; that I was determined to have an interview, and if they would not facilitate it, I would take my own way to obtain it.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • Looming like a long reef, the Nautilus’s hull disappeared little by little, but when night fell in the midst of the waters, the ship’s beacon would surely facilitate our return on board, since its rays carried with perfect distinctness.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • You are not attending the event: you are facilitating it.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • In order to facilitate recovery, the satellites were fitted with electronic beepers that began to transmit signals when they came down to an altitude of five miles.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • These courses facilitate the transition to studying at the college level.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
  • Rabbi Alan Flam, a university chaplain, head of Hillel (the student Jewish organization), and, for fourteen years, a facilitator of unit diversity meetings, welcomes the group as they settle into the lounge.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • A way to facilitate movement of service vehicles and such.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • My aunt seemed disposed to contest the point; but to facilitate matters I said I would gladly remain behind, if they pleased; and returned into Mr. Wickfield’s office, where I sat down again, in the chair I had first occupied, to await their return.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Tutsi government employees also used their positions and the resources of their posts to facilitate the killing of Hutu.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • The function of ritual and myth is to make possible, and then to facilitate, the jump—by analogy.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • They were small barrels and I thought that Erik must have selected them of that size to facilitate their carriage to the house on the lake.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • Your Honor, what we have here is an attempt to circumvent rather than facilitate Miss Cardinal’s wishes.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • Tilting on the wind and swinging her tail in the opposite direction to facilitate her turn, she wheeled around, studying the ground far below and all the small scurrying things that strove to hide from her hunter’s eyes.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • The general’s improving hand had not loitered here: every modern invention to facilitate the labour of the cooks had been adopted within this, their spacious theatre; and, when the genius of others had failed, his own had often produced the perfection wanted.
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
  • First: In order to facilitate the fastening to it of an additional line from a neighboring boat, in case the stricken whale should sound so deep as to threaten to carry off the entire line originally attached to the harpoon.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The famous blink ascribed to Kennedy’s steady nerves was, as in many such events throughout history, facilitated by his ability to see the other man’s cards.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • The grafting of skin and bone is done to facilitate healing: the surgeon places in the middle of the wound pieces of skin snipped from another animal, or fragments of bone from a victim freshly killed.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • Even though it facilitated things, he could not help feeling disappointed.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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