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marshal

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Definition to organize, arrange, or lead

More commonly, marshal is used as a noun to refer to a law enforcement officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff.
  • She is the right leader to marshal our efforts to assure success.
marshal = organize, arrange, or lead
  • The procession was to be marshalled thence to the town hall, where a solemn banquet would complete the ceremonies of the day.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • marshalled = led
    (editor's note:  This is a British spelling. Americans do not repeat the "L" prior to adding the "ED".)
  • He set his ears back, shook his forelock several times, and tried hard to marshal his thoughts; but in the end he could not think of anything to say.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • marshal = organize
  • He could still marshal himself, show the face he must have worn each day to harness Achilles, but it cost him, and after he was prone to moods and tempers.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • marshal = pull together and organize
  • Far and deep in its own region, busying itself, with preternatural activity, to marshal a procession of stately thoughts that were soon to issue thence; and so he saw nothing, heard nothing, knew nothing of what was around him; but the spiritual element took up the feeble frame and carried it along, unconscious of the burden, and converting it to spirit like itself.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
marshal = organize

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