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assimilate
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
take in, transform, or fit in
The exact meaning of assimilate can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "assimilate to a new country" — fitting into a prevailing culture
  • "assimilate the information" — transform information within the mind into understanding
  • "assimilate the food" — transform nutrients within the body for its use
  • He ceased to work at his tooth and sat still, assimilating the possibilities of irresponsible authority.
    p. 160.1

There are no more uses of "assimilate" in Lord of the Flies.

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