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demonstrate as in:  It demonstrates my point.

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  • The medal is given only to a few who have demonstrated extraordinary courage while defending their country.
    demonstrated = shown
  • Unlike a postulate or axiom, a theorem is a demonstrable truth.
    demonstrable = capable of being demonstrated
    standard suffix: The suffix "-able" means able to be. This is the same pattern you see in words like breakable, understandable, and comfortable.
  • Abuelita demonstrated and Isabel carefully copied her movements.   (source)
    demonstrated = showed (how something is done)
  • The belief that nothing exists outside your own mind — surely there must be some way of demonstrating that it was false?   (source)
    demonstrating = showing
  • Evidence presented previously demonstrates that Chase Andrews hit the back of his head on that support beam, not his forehead.   (source)
    demonstrates = shows
  • And utterly lacking in the control Foxface demonstrated.   (source)
    demonstrated = showed
  • James Halliday had donated billions to fund the creation of the OASIS public school system here, as a way to demonstrate the huge potential of the OASIS as an educational tool.   (source)
    demonstrate = show
  • He tells me he knows a tiny little bit about dueling himself and has sportingly agreed to help me with a short demonstration before we begin.   (source)
    demonstration = display (showing how to do something)
  • Brian made eggnog; and to demonstrate that he was on his best behavior, Dad went to great lengths to make sure there was no alcohol in it before he accepted a glass.   (source)
    demonstrate = show
  • Such willful ignorance …. amounts to disrespect for the land, and paradoxically demonstrates the same sort of arrogance that resulted in the Exxon Valdez spill, just another case of underprepared, overconfident men bumbling around out there and screwing up because they lacked the requisite humility.   (source)
    demonstrates = shows
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  • Everywhere in Japan, demonstrating sympathy for captives or POWs was taboo.   (source)
    demonstrating = showing
  • That meant Dana would feel obligated to demonstrate what a tough hombre he was.   (source)
    demonstrate = show
  • Once Winifred drinks some of the water, she'll do just as well for my demonstrations.   (source)
    demonstrations = displays (of how something works)
  • I'll demonstrate in a minute.   (source)
    demonstrate = show (how something is done)
  • By the time he was two he had absorbed the clumsily demonstrated basics of sign language and begun, to her amazement, to construct a vocabulary of his own.   (source)
    demonstrated = shown
  • Four names a few different punches, demonstrating each one as he does, first against the air and then against the punching bag.   (source)
    demonstrating = showing
  • He showed her his hammers, demonstrated how the sandpaper wheel worked, his voice ringing high and proud-   (source)
    demonstrated = showed
  • "I fear," Teabing said, "that I've just demonstrated for your lady friend the unfortunate benefit of my condition."   (source)
    demonstrated = shown
  • Then I saw one of them grab the drugstore owner by the collar. (She grabs her own collar to demonstrate.)   (source)
    demonstrate = show (what happened)
  • And I stand and look at the horizon and I take out my long metal ruler and I hold it up against the line between the sea and the sky and I demonstrate that the line is a curve and the earth is round.   (source)
    demonstrate = show
  • Can I ask Cole to help me with a demonstration?   (source)
    demonstration = display (of a principle)
  • Hauptmann promises trips to Berlin; he unrolls schematics from an electronics factory in Austria and says, "Several ministries have demonstrated enthusiasm for our project."   (source)
    demonstrated = shown
  • "I just shaded my eyes a little, like this," he demonstrated how a hand shades the eyes, "and then I could see."   (source)
    demonstrated = showed
  • To show affection was a sign of weakness,-the only thing worth demonstrating was strength.   (source)
    demonstrating = showing
  • Today Miss Henry and I would like to give you a demonstration of your own possibilities in this regard.   (source)
    demonstration = display
  • One of the men backed away from the bar to demonstrate how slow the pitcher was in throwing the ball, which gave Jackie the opportunity to steal home plate.   (source)
    demonstrate = show or exhibit
  • "No. Just grab 'em like this," he said, demonstrating, and she smiled.   (source)
    demonstrating = showing (how something is done)
  • I'd always be the one who demonstrated how something was supposed to be done.   (source)
    demonstrated = showed
  • The soul ever longs to return to the place from which it came, leaving the body lifeless…… Ever since my grandmother died, I have been trying to demonstrate this theory scientifically.   (source)
    demonstrate = show
  • Only by counting could humans demonstrate their independence of computers.   (source)
  • His vindictive nature was demonstrated long before the witchcraft began.   (source)
    demonstrated = shown
  • Mercy demonstrated on two pieces of thin board to which were fastened strips of leather set with hooked wire teeth. From a great pile of heavy blue wool she pulled a small tuft, caught it in the wire teeth of one board, and drew across it the second board till the fibers were brushed flat.   (source)
    demonstrated = showed (how something is done)
  • Dink started out the first practice by asking Ender to demonstrate his feet-first attack position.   (source)
    demonstrate = show
  • Alexander, in fact, has done a very simple calculation to demonstrate what would happen if the children of Baltimore went to school year-round.   (source)
  • For a half hour he lectured us on oral hygiene, demonstrating the proper flossing and brushing techniques, then afterward he opened up shop in a small field tent and we all took turns going in for personal exams.   (source)
    demonstrating = showing
  • "Maybe there's something everyone is afraid of. With you it's getting married. With me it's shots."
    "Shots. You know. Needles?" She jabbed her right finger into her left arm to demonstrate.   (source)
    demonstrate = show or exhibit (how something works)
  • Then she reached over to stroke Dad's cheek, a rare demonstration of PDA.   (source)
    demonstration = display
  • This was demonstrated perfectly when we were all trying to think up a good title for this book.   (source)
    demonstrated = shown
  • As Gey flew from one lab to another, demonstrating his culturing techniques and helping to set up new laboratories, he always flew with tubes of Henrietta's cells in his breast pocket.   (source)
    demonstrating = showing (how something is done)
  • She demonstrated that if it is presented as a storytelling activity, girls become perfectly willing to learn how to write software.   (source)
    demonstrated = showed
  • Across the sloping lawn, Scathach was demonstrating a series of punches for the twins.   (source)
    demonstrating = showing (how something is done)
  • We would establish strongholds in various parts of the city, demonstrating that we were in control—and essentially daring the enemy to attack.   (source)
    demonstrating = showing
  • After your little demonstration, it's clear that I don't even know what you're capable of.   (source)
    demonstration = display (showing how something works)
  • Someday perhaps I shall demonstrate to all of Africa how to grow crops!   (source)
    demonstrate = show
  • Instructor Reno gave a couple of demonstrations. It was like he'd been born on the rope bridge. It would be more difficult for me.   (source)
    demonstrations = displays (of how something is done)
  • At the starting whistle, the Santos settled in to a routine of sharp, controlled passes that demonstrated discipline and experience.   (source)
    demonstrated = showed
  • Salander demonstrated for him how to shut off the detectors with a key to a box in the wardrobe.   (source)
  • That was an exceptional demonstration of sorting ability.   (source)
    demonstration = display
  • What we're going to see now is a demonstration of rapid oxidation.   (source)
    demonstration = display (showing how something works)
  • (RUTH folds her hands rather primly on her lap, determined to demonstrate the civilization of the family) Warm, ain't it? I mean for September.   (source)
    demonstrate = show
  • It's a demonstration of the earth's rotation.   (source)
    demonstration = display (showing how something works)
  • When she began this letter, she intended that it should be a compassionate demonstration of Christian principles.   (source)
    demonstration = display
  • The colonel abandoned his project with remorse, for he had conceived it entirely on his own and had hoped to unveil it as a striking demonstration to everyone that he had no real need for Colonel Korn.   (source)
  • If the Americans demonstrate the will to win, the Vietnamese will welcome them into a mutually beneficial union.   (source)
    demonstrate = show
  • The blonde girl twitters: "Bread—good—"
    Eagerly we assure them that we will bring some with us. And other tasty bits too, we roll our eyes and try to explain with our hands. Leer nearly drowns trying to demonstrate a sausage.   (source)
    demonstrate = show (say without using words)
  • It deals with one after another of the victims of the accident, cataloguing thousands of little facts and anecdotes and testimonies, and concluding with a dignified passage describing why God had settled upon that person and upon that day for His demonstration of wisdom.   (source)
    demonstration = the act of showing
  • The cat, profiting by this unusual demonstration, tried to effect an unnoticed retreat, and in doing so backed into the pickle-dish, which fell to the floor with a crash.   (source)
    demonstration = display
  • And because this surgeon had to have bodies to demonstrate upon, he announced that he would treat the children of the poor, a piece of magnanimity over which the papers became quite eloquent.   (source)
    demonstrate = show (how something works)
  • Never mind what you've demonstrated!   (source)
    demonstrated = shown
    demonstrates = shows
  • Even the attractiveness of her person had undergone a similar change. It might be partly owing to the studied austerity of her dress, and partly to the lack of demonstration in her manners.   (source)
    demonstration = display
  • He made a curious grimace — one of his strange and equivocal demonstrations — threw down his cue and followed me from the room.   (source)
    demonstrations = displays
  • Here, to his great amazement, he was stopped by Joe's suddenly working round him with every demonstration of a fell pugilistic purpose.   (source)
    demonstration = display
  • 'You'd better let the dog alone,' growled Mr. Heathcliff in unison, checking fiercer demonstrations with a punch of his foot.   (source)
    demonstrations = displays
  • As to the king, he made no demonstration of politeness, only stopping before the queen.   (source)
    demonstration = display
  • She was an apt woman; and a little experience soon demonstrated, to her satisfaction, that education and slavery were incompatible with each other.   (source)
    demonstrated = showed
  • "Quimbo," said Legree to another, who was making zealous demonstrations to attract his attention, "ye minded what I telled ye?"   (source)
    demonstrations = displays
  • I opened it with apathy; the theory which he attempts to demonstrate and the wonderful facts which he relates soon changed this feeling into enthusiasm.   (source)
    demonstrate = show
  • Eager to impress Mrs. Sandberg, he asked me to demonstrate my knowledge of the English language.†   (source)
  • Maybe they just want to demonstrate their presence.†   (source)
  • "You're the best skier," said Tony, picking up the harnessbackpack he'd jury-rigged together, demonstrating how to use it.†   (source)
  • In the past few years, William Julius Wilson, Charles Murray, Robert Putnam, and Raj Chetty have authored compelling, well-researched tracts demonstrating that upward mobility fell off in the 1970s and never really recovered, that some regions have fared much worse than others (shocker: Appalachia and the Rust Belt score poorly), and that many of the phenomena I saw in my own life exist across society.†   (source)
  • Still, it was important for him to support his countrymen and demonstrate loyalty to the kaiser.†   (source)
  • He told everybody he was going to demonstrate a disarming technique: how to twist the enemy's blade with the flat of your own sword so that he had no choice but to drop his weapon.†   (source)
  • Why do you not demonstrate for me?†   (source)
  • Displaying a Nazi flag would be one way of demonstrating that.†   (source)
  • "Two arms and two legs," I said, kicking out my limbs to demonstrate their wholeness.†   (source)
  • Those nights he flexed them: he teased me; he charmed his daughters and included them in the game, even allowing them to decide strategy when his play was at a crisis; he topped Jess's stories, and, in some ways, his style of telling them; he sang verses of songs, both familiar and obscure, that were entertaining, but best of all, appropriate, so that you had private realizations, sharp but silly to express, of how everything that was happening at that moment seemed marvelously to fit—that was Pete's gift, and it demonstrated to me an intelligence that I wasn't used to allowing him.†   (source)
  • Larry reached his fist over to demonstrate next to my face.†   (source)
  • Surely you can demonstrate the principles involved!†   (source)
  • It was necessary in order to demonstrate his bravery.†   (source)
  • Dorian said, raising his brows as Celaena demonstrated a move for Nox.†   (source)
  • Later, Maester Luwin built a little pottery boy and dressed him in Bran's clothes and flung him off the wall into the yard below, to demonstrate what would happen to Bran if he fell.†   (source)
  • It comes right up to the plate, looking all fat and easy to belt, and then, just when you take your swing" — Maniac got into his batter's stance and demonstrated — "it sort of stops — and your bat just whiffs the air."†   (source)
  • Connors pairs me off with Jock Goddess Nicole to demonstrate the game to the rest of the class.†   (source)
  • She stepped out and turned around to demonstrate the attacker's stance and showed where she herself had stood.†   (source)
  • While he smirked, Auntie Lindo demonstrated the proper technique, poking her chopstick into the orange spongy part: "You have to dig in here, get this out.†   (source)
  • Hana was more than willing to demonstrate her skill on the piano to anyone who would listen.†   (source)
  • When I think of all his many actions as a rescuer, big and small, it is this one act that first comes to mind; I think perhaps because it demonstrates such extraordinary compassion.†   (source)
  • If you don't care about something, one way to demonstrate your feelings is to say the word and then repeat the word with the letters S-C-H-M replacing the real first letters.†   (source)
  • He demonstrated the exercises of the great acting teacher Stanislavsky, he imitated Charlie Chaplin's funny walk, and when he was reading about calculus, he explained Zeno's paradox and the infinite series.†   (source)
  • Rodney's doing a little dance to demonstrate what a good feeling there is.†   (source)
  • Don't make me demonstrate my full nelson.'†   (source)
  • In my lifelong struggle to avoid becoming him, I'd developed an inability to demonstrate much negative emotion at all.†   (source)
  • He demonstrated, squeezing Mike's finger till the blood flowed.†   (source)
  • For example, I remember one morning when she demonstrated a move to us by drawing her arm across her body just so and then stamping one foot on the mats.†   (source)
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demonstrate as in:  demonstrate to protest

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  • The students demonstrated against limitations on free speech.
  • I joined the demonstration against globalization.
    demonstration = public protest
  • Every now and then the demonstrators would yell these slogans out loud.   (source)
    demonstrators = people who were protesting something
  • On April 17, 1978, the year Mariam turned nineteen, a man named Mir Akbar Khyber was found murdered. Two days later, there was a large demonstration in Kabul. ... Rasheed said that Mir Akbar Khyber had been a prominent communist, and that his supporters were blaming the murder on President Daoud Khan's government.   (source)
    demonstration = public protest
  • Soon mullahs all over Pakistan were denouncing the book, calling for it to be banned, and angry demonstrations were held.   (source)
    demonstrations = public protests
  • The TV cameraman announced that the demonstration was being broadcast live on the noon news, while the photographer from the paper swooped in for a close-up of Mr. Muckle, looking drained, defeated, and suddenly very old.   (source)
    demonstration = public protest
  • Back in Detroit, the newspaper strikers were gearing up for a huge holiday demonstration, to show the solidarity of unions against management.   (source)
    demonstration = public protest or display of support
  • Picketing, protest marches, and demonstrations made headlines.   (source)
    demonstrations = public protests or displays of support
  • Captain Talcott sensed the growing anger in the waiting crowd and raised his voice. "There is to be no demonstration," he reminded them.   (source)
    demonstration = public protest
  • Things were tense in the capitals of our NATO allies; on the news, there were demonstrations from the citizens and forceful proclamations from their leaders that the United States was about to make a terrible mistake.   (source)
    demonstrations = public protests
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  • In this case, because of when I was heading out, it happened that I passed a small group of protesters demonstrating against the war.   (source)
    demonstrating = joining with others in a public protest
  • Only later did she find out that "Reclaim the Streets" was holding a demonstration farther down the road.   (source)
    demonstration = public protest or display of support
  • The protesters have come to demonstrate against a new law set forth by President Ngo Dinh Diem that makes flying the Buddhist flag illegal in Vietnam.   (source)
    demonstrate = join with others in a public protest
  • All over Oceania this morning there were irrepressible spontaneous demonstrations when workers marched out of factories and offices and paraded through the streets with banners voicing their gratitude to Big Brother for the new, happy life which his wise leadership has bestowed upon us.   (source)
    demonstrations = public displays of support
  • He said that the trial proper was about to begin, and he need hardly say that he expected the public to refrain from any demonstration whatsoever.   (source)
    demonstration = public protest or display of support
  • Kelly Colfax began firing questions: How'd you get involved in the demonstration?   (source)
    demonstration = public protest
  • The demonstration went on for another hour.   (source)
  • Every night, there were demonstrations.   (source)
    demonstrations = public protests or displays of support
  • On the radio, a woman's voice was saying that Taraki, the leader of the Khalq branch of the PDPA, the Afghan communist party, was in the streets giving rousing speeches to demonstrators.   (source)
    demonstrators = people who were protesting something or showing support for something
  • The front page featured a picture of Roy, Beatrice, and Mother Paula clasping hands in the circle at the demonstration.   (source)
    demonstration = public protest
  • Napoleon had commanded that once a week there should be held something called a Spontaneous Demonstration, the object of which was to celebrate the struggles and triumphs of Animal Farm.   (source)
    demonstration = public display of support
  • The sheep were the greatest devotees of the Spontaneous Demonstration, and if anyone complained (as a few animals sometimes did, when no pigs or dogs were near) that they wasted time and meant a lot of standing about in the cold, the sheep were sure to silence him with a tremendous bleating of 'Four legs good, two legs bad!' But by and large the animals enjoyed these celebrations.   (source)
  • The instant that the demonstration was over he went straight to the Ministry of Truth, though the time was now nearly twenty-three hours.   (source)
    demonstration = public protest or display of support
  • Winston was taking part in a demonstration in one of the central London squares at the moment when it happened.   (source)
  • It appeared that there had even been demonstrations to thank Big Brother for raising the chocolate ration to twenty grammes a week.   (source)
    demonstrations = public displays of support
  • Times beyond number, at Party rallies and spontaneous demonstrations, she had shouted at the top of her voice for the execution of people whose names she had never heard and in whose supposed crimes she had not the faintest belief.   (source)
    demonstrations = public protests or displays of support
  • She spent an astonishing amount of time in attending lectures and demonstrations, distributing literature for the junior Anti-Sex League, preparing banners for Hate Week, making collections for the savings campaign, and such-like activities.   (source)
  • At the Ministry he was employed in some subordinate post for which intelligence was not required, but on the other hand he was a leading figure on the Sports Committee and all the other committees engaged in organizing community hikes, spontaneous demonstrations, savings campaigns, and voluntary activities generally.   (source)
    demonstrations = public displays of support
  • There were further angry demonstrations, Goldstein was burned in effigy, hundreds of copies of the poster of the Eurasian soldier were torn down and added to the flames, and a number of shops were looted in the turmoil; then a rumour flew round that spies were directing the rocket bombs by means of wireless waves, and an old couple who were suspected of being of foreign extraction had their house set on fire and perished of suffocation.   (source)
    demonstrations = public protests
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  • Haven't you heard about the anti-Shah demonstrators?†   (source)
  • To give a demonstration that will really be convincing, you have to display it at an even larger scale.†   (source)
  • "It was because of a demonstration by National Socialists," the man continued at last.†   (source)
  • Suddenly there was real appeal in building a volcano or making my own neoprene or demonstrating the various scientific applications of gear ratios.†   (source)
  • They all want to touch the machine or push a button or try to operate it, but Catherine keeps them away and lets me do all the demonstrating.†   (source)
  • This is why we did the demonstration with the hanging bodies and the bricked-up windows.†   (source)
  • Seiler objects to the demonstration, but Oliver overrules him.†   (source)
  • A spontaneous demonstration.†   (source)
  • This is all demonstrating the theory of connectedness.†   (source)
  • Claire turned forward and crossed her arms, annoyed that she'd let herself be talked into such a humiliating demonstration.†   (source)
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  • Every farmer knows a chemical dealer's representative who has taken a demonstration drink of some insecticide—safe as mother's milk, etc. Once, when Verna Clark was still alive and everyone was still using chlordane for corn rootworm, Harold dropped his instructions into the tank and reached in with his hand and picked them out.†   (source)
  • The package is for demonstration purposes.†   (source)
  • Today we'll be demonstrating the very earliest form of Demoxie.†   (source)
  • "You can die demonstrating all of that," she told him.†   (source)
  • "The usual," said Ron indifferently, demonstrating a rude hand gesture.†   (source)
  • There were more protests, more demonstrations; she didn't ask me to accompany her when she went off to them.†   (source)
  • An irrefutable demonstration of the brotherhood's power has already transpired.†   (source)
  • Seeing all the demonstrations and marches and riots on TV leading up to the first attack was like watching a movie or news footage from a foreign country.†   (source)
  • "A demonstration of power, Father," Ptolemus replies, draining his own glass.†   (source)
  • What was missing was any demonstration of ragged, childish enthusiasm.†   (source)
  • Michael got all embarrassed and claimed not to have had anything to do with it, but Mr. G didn't hear him since he had to hurry off and dissuade a group of Goths from embarking upon a demonstration over the unfair exclusion of a table dedicated to Satan worshipers by the event organizers.†   (source)
  • He is demonstrating, to me, his mastery of the world.†   (source)
  • That's why they stage the demonstrations.†   (source)
  • Nazi propaganda portrayed the events of that night as a spontaneous demonstration against Jews as retaliation for the killing of a German diplomat in Paris by a young Jew named Herschel Grynszpan.†   (source)
  • Their demonstration was even filmed.†   (source)
  • I remember Laura was demonstrating to me an especially disgusting way of blowing your nose for when you really wanted to put off a boy.†   (source)
  • A platoon of ants carried a dead cockroach sedately through the door, demonstrating what should be done with corpses.†   (source)
  • What sort of demonstration, you demented freak?†   (source)
  • It seemed to me I would become a dancer only by demonstrating to my teachers that I was willing to work as hard as necessary.†   (source)
  • Now that she's here, I'm sure you won't go on denying us a demonstration of your skill.†   (source)
  • At the demonstration he had wandered off, paid her no attention.†   (source)
  • The demonstration should make everything abundantly clear.†   (source)
  • Yes, but even that would be a satisfactory demonstration, would it not?†   (source)
  • The ensuing march and demonstration — called the Chicano Moratorium Against The War — became the largest anti-war rally ever held in a minority community.†   (source)
  • He dug down into one of his shopping bags and gave each demonstrator a marzipan bar.†   (source)
  • That demonstration set the tone of the day.†   (source)
  • His demonstrations were of perfection.†   (source)
  • Another button that says ECONOMY pops out and goes dead, reminding him, like an educational demonstration, that the two are mutually exclusive.†   (source)
  • That afternoon Father insisted on joining the demonstration outside the British Embassy building.†   (source)
  • Blitzen promised, his voice demonstrating what fear sounded like.†   (source)
  • This wasn't as common as one might think—we always made it clear from the beginning that even breathing trouble during an annexation could mean death, and from the instant an annexation began we made demonstrations of just what that meant widely available, but there was always someone who couldn't resist trying us.†   (source)
  • My feeling of relief flared again as I listened to my mother describe Phil's accident on the ball field — while demonstrating a slide, he'd tangled up with the catcher and broken his thigh bone; he was entirely dependent on her, and there was no way she could leave him.†   (source)
  • With a new semester, he was now busy with a class of incoming freshmen, a set of demonstrations over a controversial speaker, and a group of football players who had started a brawl at a local dance bar.†   (source)
  • We know that Carrie produced at least one demonstration of her ability as a small girl when she was put into an extreme situation of guilt and Stress.†   (source)
  • When he finished the demonstration, I took back my hand.†   (source)
  • The lamps that laced every building and walkway produced the most elaborate demonstration of electric illumination ever attempted and the first large-scale test of alternating current.†   (source)
  • He gives me a quick demonstration, patient as a kindergarten teacher.†   (source)
  • He had complained too long and too openly about congressmen who leaked information on his operations and his field agents, getting men killed in the process of demonstrating their importance on the local cocktail circuit.†   (source)
  • We can talk about that demonstration in Washington.†   (source)
  • Also on the stage was a big desk with a countertop and sink for chemistry demonstrations.†   (source)
  • I was demonstrating, externally and irrefutably, an inward condition.†   (source)
  • Jose Arcadio Segundo and other union leaders who had remained underground until then suddenly appeared one weekend and organized demonstrations in towns throughout the banana region.†   (source)
  • Messages like that—uplifting, positive messages demonstrating good sportsmanship and goodwill toward all.†   (source)
  • Posted on a wooden pillar off to the side of the admin building were flyers for a harp concert, an L.A.R.P. demonstration, and a casual bocce ball match.†   (source)
  • But Frank, the gentlemanly, quiet-spoken publisher from Hong Kong, was the most impressive: demonstrating the savvy he'd acquired over three previous Everest expeditions, he'd started out slowly but kept moving at the same steady pace; by the top of the Icefall he'd quietly passed almost everyone, and he never even seemed to be breathing hard.†   (source)
  • The na-Baron never gave quick death; he delighted in demonstrating rare poisons, could stand in the arena pointing out interesting side effects on a writhing victim.†   (source)
  • And when he accompanied a group of the red ants up the stem of their rosebush, he got a vivid demonstration of the kind of enemies they faced: something darted out from underneath a leaf and killed one of the ants he was bound to.†   (source)
  • This was an experiment very much in the tradition of the FAE, and it is an important demonstration of how the Power of Context has implications for the way we think about social epidemics of all kinds, not just violent crime.†   (source)
  • Ever since seeing a demonstration by a plaid-suited man who came to our door, Mom had always wanted a vacuum cleaner.†   (source)
  • He offered demonstrations on the slightest pretext.†   (source)
  • When his article led to a number of student demonstrations, Jeremy realized he had a knack for writing.†   (source)
  • In Chicago, a federal grand jury had handed down indictments against eight demonstrators at the Democratic convention the previous summer.†   (source)
  • Before she closed the door, I heard her say something about a demonstration.†   (source)
  • Not to mention demonstrations, panic, violence and social disorder.†   (source)
  • Bree shifted Paul to one arm and rummaged in her oversized quilted bag, pulling out books, a candy bar, a pile of leaflets about an upcoming demonstration, sunglasses in a worn leather case, and, finally, a bottle of wine, glimmering like garnets as she poured them each a glass.†   (source)
  • They participated in demonstrations against McDonald's and gave out anti-McDonald's leaflets.†   (source)
  • On April 6, preliminary demonstrations took place in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Durban, and Cape Town.†   (source)
  • No messages, though, so hopefully he's demonstrating the ability to learn.†   (source)
  • I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.†   (source)
  • I was in the demonstration by the university students.†   (source)
  • He knew very little about her, except that she was one more public demonstration that he was a superman.†   (source)
  • And King swears that the demonstrations will continue.†   (source)
  • Where are all those black revolutionaries who were shouting and demonstrating and kicking up a lot of dust with you on that campus?†   (source)
  • "Yes, she always took coffee in the morning," Lippy said, demonstrating a familiarity with Lorena's habits that offended Dish at once.†   (source)
  • The first day we arrived over here we were given a demonstration about these screens.†   (source)
  • Are we really going to attend Lady Wellstone's Spiritualist demonstration next week?†   (source)
  • A demonstration.†   (source)
  • Should I give a demonstration?†   (source)
  • The demonstration comes to an end with a flourish of applause from HALLY and WILLY) HALLY.†   (source)
  • They have a wide range—from a trio involved in arson during a civil rights demonstration back in the Sixties to a pathetic character who threw a homemade bomb on the lawn of the White House.†   (source)
  • A defining feature here is student autonomy, the socalled open curriculum, which students won during demonstrations in the late 1960s.†   (source)
  • He just said that the demonstration was over.†   (source)
  • Being Adam, he'd wait for opportune moments to build his fellow recruits back up, demonstrating the leadership that had been MIA all those years.†   (source)
  • And so as long as he lived in Paris, he took part in every possible demonstration.†   (source)
  • After dispersing, some of the demonstrators organized shifts, and kept them tolling all over camp.†   (source)
  • It had gotten to the point where I was embarrassed, and also it made me nervous; it was a clear demonstration that I "had it like that" on the outside, a network of people who had both a concern for me and the time and money to buy me books.†   (source)
  • Metro was covering some demonstration in Mill Valley about a construction rerouting that had built up traffic near a school zone.†   (source)
  • There was a boyish eagerness in his manner; his changeful gray-brown eyes were alight; he came close and laid a hand on her arm—quite an unusual demonstration with Gray Stoddard.†   (source)
  • "It is just a demonstration," he said, "for War Week."†   (source)
  • She had snatched them out of Daphne's hand when she was demonstrating them to Cahle, and it was impossible to get anything off Mrs. Gurgle if she didn't want you to take it.†   (source)
  • On his days off, he went to political demonstrations.†   (source)
  • Now, in the face of catastrophe, he was demonstrating what he meant by his own example.†   (source)
  • "The circus," Suleman said, smiling proudly up at Mortenson, like a student demonstrating an impressive project at a science fair.†   (source)
  • It was on March 4 that the lacerated, exhausted Marines saw the first demonstration of why they were fighting and dying on the ugly little island.†   (source)
  • They brought old robots with them and gave demonstrations to the younger kids.†   (source)
  • A small demonstration of our powers, as it were, to distract His Grace from his many cares for an evening.†   (source)
  • UNEXPECTED GUESTS Following Cooper's dinner demonstration, there was a sharp decline in Course usage.†   (source)
  • He graduated Green Team the year I graduated BUD/S, left DEVGRU for a break, and joined the Leap Frogs, the Navy's parachute demonstration team.†   (source)
  • The next hour becomes an impromptu self-defense demonstration.†   (source)
  • If you want to observe the free-fall phenomenon in action, try the following demonstration in your home.†   (source)
  • With a few words he set off an effective demonstration against evictions!†   (source)
  • Animals taking the drug did not develop the disease, and animals already demonstrating the disease showed a marked regression as a result of the drug.†   (source)
  • He was shrewd and he was fearless, demonstrating such cold unflappability in the saddle that race caller Joe Hernandez gave him the nickname "Iceman."†   (source)
  • He crossed his short arms over his chest, demonstrating.†   (source)
  • Then you will see another demonstration.†   (source)
  • The demonstration of this is the computer memory which stores all its knowledge in the form of binary information.†   (source)
  • If Miss Love managed to learn, I didn't think any gentleman customer would ride with her for a demonstration.†   (source)
  • He asked each of us what we thought about the hot issues of the day—Vietnam, Nixon, the demonstrations.†   (source)
  • If he wants a factual demonstration, I shall comply.†   (source)
  • A couple at a corner table snarled at each other, body action clearly demonstrating an argument in progress.†   (source)
  • Would you like a demonstration?†   (source)
  • After all, this was his big demonstration to the Milago and it was falling apart before his eyes.†   (source)
  • In the row across from them, Angel was demonstrating something on a baseball to Enrique.†   (source)
  • Actually, the demonstrations had only served to heighten the young man's appetite for the art.†   (source)
  • It's a demonstration of firepower and frightfulness.†   (source)
  • Demonstrations of what?†   (source)
  • William Labov casts a resigned eye on the process: Many older citizens...expend a great deal of effort in demonstrating to their children the illogical character of aren't I, or like as a conjunction.†   (source)
  • I remember walking these very streets as a young man, watching the crowds and demonstrations.†   (source)
  • Would you like a demonstration?†   (source)
  • In 1876, elected President of Bowdoin College, where he attempts to modernize the school, introducing courses in science, de-emphasizing religion, and becomes involved in student demonstrations over the question of ROTC.†   (source)
  • I remember another time when I gave a duck-call demonstration at a sporting goods store.†   (source)
  • After demonstrating the Teaberry shuffle several times, making her little ceramic-dog collection rock on the top of her dresser, she showed me how to make a chain.†   (source)
  • The ones at the front never thought the demonstrations could get this far.†   (source)
  • Some of the civilian contractors ...Ah, a demonstration.†   (source)
  • He threw all his energy into this project, even demonstrating to Grover what he should do.†   (source)
  • The first antiwar demonstration I ever witnessed had stopped a game at George Washington University when fifty students staged a sit-down in center court.†   (source)
  • He was being so quiet throughout my demonstration, I eventually looked up because I wondered if he was even listening to me.†   (source)
  • After the demonstration, of course.†   (source)
  • He wanted some wild demonstration of sympathy and love.†   (source)
  • ROS: It's all right-I'm demonstrating the misuse of free speech.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless I did occasionally try to divert him by offering demonstrations of some of my scientific equipment.†   (source)
  • I have read, and I have been questioned since I've been here about certain demonstrations against my coming.†   (source)
  • But I wondered if he could know how offensive this overweaning "brotherhood" demonstration was.†   (source)
  • She appears as herself in one story I wrote, "The Demonstrators," but she's there in spirit in many more.†   (source)
  • Small fish appeared, staging an unruly demonstration in the neighborhood of the gunwale.†   (source)
  • Demonstrations like this offend me.†   (source)
  • Then the British and Americans intervened and made that demonstration flight over Cairo.†   (source)
  • All these demonstrations of loyalty and faith in the future and civic pride had gone for nothing.†   (source)
  • The demonstration lasted thirty minutes.†   (source)
  • I'm gonna give you a demonstration.†   (source)
  • "I dode believe in demonstrations, myself," Benson said.†   (source)
  • Nikolai Nikolaievich saw the fleeing demonstrators from his window.†   (source)
  • His demonstrations have been designed to call attention to injustice, designed to provoke change; designed to stir reform.†   (source)
  • He was demonstrating conviction, courage, a desire to help others who needed help, and true and genuine love for his country.†   (source)
  • The first was calculated: if she was always with him, always demonstrating her superior ability, his defensiveness would be provoked and he would refuse, in the end, to do anything she wanted.†   (source)
  • Just as a sort of experiment; a demonstration, if you like.†   (source)
  • Now it's more like an athletic demonstration, a free-spirited romp.†   (source)
  • Have you learned nothing from my demonstrations?†   (source)
  • Hypothesis, demonstration, conclusion, if A then not B. Good enough?†   (source)
  • "You gave a demonstration before the class?" the Chancellor asked before I could continue.†   (source)
  • She knew this was a demonstration only, but the power felt real.†   (source)
  • I have seen an antimatter demonstration and will vouch for Ms.†   (source)
  • When Dad was a senator he took Mom and me to Olympus Command School to see a FORCE demonstration.†   (source)
  • "All the protests and demonstrations for peace have come to nothing," he said, as though to himself.†   (source)
  • But it was a peculiar demonstration, Sophie.†   (source)
  • Elxa Dal spoke up, "What did the demonstration involve?"†   (source)
  • She needed to speed Jackie's demonstration up.†   (source)
  • A demonstration of my utter commitment to my goals.†   (source)
  • It was a philosophical demonstration, Mom.†   (source)
  • It was, Mae realized, far too loud for a demonstration.†   (source)
  • He's just helping a friend, and they'll do their demonstration using fake names.†   (source)
  • I understand you weren't very happy about being the subject of Gus's LuvLuv demonstration.†   (source)
  • Sometimes we have to work, which this group is demonstrating.†   (source)
  • In fact, if it's any consolation, you did assist in demonstrating a very important point.†   (source)
  • There were protests and demonstrations throughout the city.†   (source)
  • "It seems to be some kind of demonstration, sir," he said.†   (source)
  • But I— "Surely some demonstration of her power is in order," said Sebastian.†   (source)
  • You deplore the demonstrations taking place in Birmingham.†   (source)
  • Today's task is to write an editorial on the demonstrations.†   (source)
  • Richter amiably, "shall we see a few demonstrations?"†   (source)
  • The demonstrations are starting to look ugly.†   (source)
  • There wasn't much to tell him because she left out the demonstration.†   (source)
  • This is hardly a demonstration of proper sportsmanship.†   (source)
  • She carried her suitcase, swinging it a little, as if in demonstration of her ability to carry it.†   (source)
  • The size of Plauen's demonstration set it apart.†   (source)
  • Nabil told me about the convercation you had after the demonstration in the Place de la Republique.†   (source)
  • To provide an education for new captives, a special demonstration was arranged every week or so.†   (source)
  • Some current leaders of the program had joined in the demonstrations.†   (source)
  • Dr. King is planning a mass demonstration for August, on the Washington Mall.†   (source)
  • That could mean only an anti-American demonstration.†   (source)
  • He was going to give me a demonstration.†   (source)
  • At a table nearby, four suffragists sit discussing a demonstration before the House of Commons.†   (source)
  • Then I add tentatively, "Why didn't you tell me about the demonstration?"†   (source)
  • The biggest lost was a 'Peace Now!' demonstration in Burlington.†   (source)
  • But this I will not let go: there ain't go'n be no demonstrating on my place.†   (source)
  • Let's see a live demonstration of an ogre charge with Company Three, Platoon Six.†   (source)
  • "The committee has decided against such demonstrations," Brother Jack said.†   (source)
  • "Is this some antinuclear demonstration?" he asked Holloway.†   (source)
  • She did penmanship instead, demonstrating on the blackboard the cursive flair of her own hand.†   (source)
  • The first time Singbe saw this demonstration, there was an added element.†   (source)
  • The demonstration had no leadership, no organizers, no formal plan of action.†   (source)
  • By week's end, Richard will lead a demonstration with Bob.†   (source)
  • We've given them such a demonstration that all that rot is going to be swept away.†   (source)
  • Students in Tehran had staged a series of demonstrations against the government of the shah.†   (source)
  • With just one demonstration we could —†   (source)
  • It is necessary to do a trial demonstration.†   (source)
  • The aftermath of a political demonstration, clearly.†   (source)
  • How did I know you were at the demonstration in the Place de la Republique if I wasn't there?†   (source)
  • They were setting up demonstration projects, dots projects, in several places.†   (source)
  • Provoked a demonstration in the Old City for your benefit.†   (source)
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