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condemn
used in Lord of the Flies

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
She condemned their plan
Definition
express strong criticism
  • The derisive laughter that rose had fear in it and condemnation.
    p. 86.1
condemnation = strong criticism

(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.)
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2  —1 use as in:
was condemned to life in prison
Definition
force into an undesired activity or situation — such as to legally sentence someone to punishment

or:

find guilty — especially in court (and sometimes to death)

or:

provide the means of finding guilty
  • On the other side of the island, swathed at midday with mirage, defended by the shield of the quiet lagoon, one might dream of rescue; but here, faced by the brute obtuseness of the ocean, the miles of division, one was clamped down, one was helpless, one was condemned, one was— Simon was speaking almost in his ear.
    p. 111.2
condemned = forced into an undesired situation
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