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indicate
used in Lord of the Flies

2 uses
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Definition
to show (point out, demonstrate, express, or suggest)
  • There was only the faintest indication of a trail here; a cracked twig and what might be the impression of one side of a hoof.
    p. 48.2
indication = sign (to show something else)

(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • This indicated that he wished to listen, but would not speak; and Piggy intended it as a gesture of disapproval.
    p. 78.9

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

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