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used in All Quiet on the Western Front

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to show
The exact meaning of this sense of demonstrate can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "I will demonstrate how to throw a Frisbee." — show how to do something
  • "I will demonstrate how much quicker the new computer is than the old one." — show how something works
  • "Her questioned demonstrated that she was listening and thinking deeply about what was said." — showed to be true or proved
  •   The blonde girl twitters: "Bread—good—"
      Eagerly we assure them that we will bring some with us. And other tasty bits too, we roll our eyes and try to explain with our hands. Leer nearly drowns trying to demonstrate a sausage.
    Chapter 7 (17% in)
demonstrate = show (say without using words)
There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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