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establish
used in Arrowsmith

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1  —1 use as in:
establish a positive tone
Definition
create, start, or set in [a] place
  • The Board of Trustees and I are properly appreciative of the glory which you have added, and still more will add when your report is published, to the name of McGurk institute, and we are thinking, now that we may for some months be unable to have your titular chief, Dr. Gottlieb, working with us, of establishing a separate Department, with you as its head.
    Chapter 35 (92% in)
establishing = creating
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  • Established the value—rats!
    Chapter 35 (93% in)
  • ...Madeline, Gottlieb was a wicked old man who made fun of the sanctities of Marriage and Easter lilies, to Clif, he was a bore, but Leora glowed as Martin banged the table and quoted his idol: "Up to the present, even in the work of Ehrlich, most research has been largely a matter of trial and error, the empirical method, which is the opposite of the scientific method, by which one seeks to establish a general law governing a group of phenomena so that he may predict what will happen."
    Chapter 6 (38% in)
  • This was infuriating, because none of their rights as American citizens was better established, or more often used, than the privilege of being ill.
    Chapter 16 (75% in)
  • And it's been conveyed to me that if we were to establish a quarantine, the merchants would take the strongest measures against the administration.
    Chapter 31 (98% in)
  • Martin had with him sufficient equipment for a small laboratory, and he established it in a bedroom with gas and running water.
    Chapter 33 (66% in)
  • You have done what few other men living could do, both established the value of bacteriophage in plague by tests on a large scale, and saved most of the unfortunate population.
    Chapter 35 (91% in)

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