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superintendent
used in The Fountainhead

13 uses
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Definition
a person who directs and manages an organization — such as a school district

or:

a caretaker of a building — such as an apartment building
  • The contractor's superintendents did not.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (60% in)
  • She saw the superintendent of the quarry on the path ahead, and she waved.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (59% in)
  • The superintendent rushed forward to meet her.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (60% in)
  • The superintendent stood before her respectfully.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (62% in)
  • The superintendent preceded her down the path, displayed his domain to her, explained the work.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (63% in)
  • She heard the superintendent calling her name, hurrying to her up the path.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (80% in)
  • Yes, quite a picture, isn't it?" the superintendent agreed.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (81% in)
  • The superintendent's eyes traveled over the pit and stopped on the man below them.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (82% in)
  • The superintendent said: "It's a tough crew we got down here, Miss Francon....
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (84% in)
  • He asked: "Shall I call the superintendent?"
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (92% in)
  • The contractor's superintendent testified about the dynamite missing from the stores on the site.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (18% in)
  • She saw, on the fence surrounding New York's greatest building, a small tin plate bearing the words: # "Howard Roark, Architect" # She walked to the superintendent's shed.
    4.20 — Part 4 Chapter 20 (46% in)
  • The man found the superintendent who let her ride the outside hoist, as she always did—a few planks with a rope for a railing, that rose up the side of the building.
    4.20 — Part 4 Chapter 20 (53% in)

There are no more uses of "superintendent" in The Fountainhead.

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