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preside
used in Sense and Sensibility

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to be in charge; or to head; or to be the chairperson — especially of a formal meeting or ceremony
  • Mrs. Jennings was not struck by the same thought; for soon after his entrance, she walked across the room to the tea-table where Elinor presided, and whispered— "The Colonel looks as grave as ever you see.
    Chapter 30 (79% in)

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