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detach
used in Lord of the Flies

4 uses
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Definition
to separate something from something else (physically or emotionally)
  • There, where the island petered out in water, was another island; a rock, almost detached, standing like a fort, facing them across the green with one bold, pink bastion.
    p. 29.2
detached = separated
  • A stain in the darkness, a stain that was Jack, detached itself and began to draw away.
    p. 121.1
  • detached = separated
  • Listening carefully, detaching his mind from the swing of the sea, Ralph could make out a familiar rhythm.
    p. 186.4
  • detaching = separating
  • A flame, seemingly detached, swung like an acrobat and licked up the palm heads on the platform.
    p. 201.0
detached = separated
There are no more uses of "detach" in Lord of the Flies.

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