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preserve
used in Brave New World

6 uses
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Definition
to protect something or to keep it as it is
  • No pains have been spared to make your lives emotionally easy–to preserve you, so far as that is possible, from having emotions at all.
    p. 44.3
preserve = protect or keep
  • .... continued with some account of the technique for preserving the excised ovary alive and actively developing; passed on to a consideration of optimum temperature, salinity, viscosity; referred to the liquor in which the detached and ripened eggs were kept;
    p. 5.6
  • preserving = keeping
  • I don't understand anything," she said with decision, determined to preserve her incomprehension intact.
    p. 92.0
  • preserve = keep
  • ... absolute savages ... our inspectors occasionally visit ... otherwise, no communication whatever with the civilized world ... still preserve their repulsive habits and customs ...
    p. 103.1
  • preserve = keep
  • We preserve them from diseases.
    p. 111.0
  • preserve = protect
  • When, discomfited, he came and asked once more for the friendship which, in his prosperity, he had not thought it worth his while to preserve.
    p. 179.9
preserve = keep or protect
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