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demonstrate
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
to show
The exact meaning of this sense of demonstrate can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "I will demonstrate how to throw a Frisbee." — show how to do something
  • "I will demonstrate how much quicker the new computer is than the old one." — show how something works
  • "Her questioned demonstrated that she was listening and thinking deeply about what was said." — showed to be true or proved
  • 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.
    Chapter 13 -- Another View of Hester (51% in)
demonstration = display
There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in The Scarlet Letter.

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