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distill
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
extract (separate essential ideas)
  • He distilled this for me to mean that Judge Taylor might look lazy and operate in his sleep, but he was seldom reversed, and that was the proof of the pudding.
    p. 253.0
distilled = extracted the essential idea
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