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correspond
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
corresponding by email
Definition
communicate by writing letters or email
  • Daddy Bailey had a girl friend, who had begun corresponding with me some months before, and she was to meet me at the train.
    p. 226.5
corresponding = exchanging letters or messages
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2  —1 use as in:
a correspondence course
Definition
done from afar
  • Bailey was obviously always going to be too small to be an athlete, so which concrete angel glued to what country seat had decided that if my brother wanted to become a lawyer he had to first pay penance for his skin by picking cotton and hoeing corn and studying correspondence books at night for twenty years?
    p. 179.9
correspondence = done from afar (by mailing letters, reports, etc.)
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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • She had such a need to believe in him that even though we corresponded at a time when I loved the multi-syllabic words and convoluted sentences she had been able to ignore the obvious.
    p. 227.5

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