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preside
used in A Room With A View

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Definition
to be in charge; or to head; or to be the chairperson — especially of a formal meeting or ceremony
  • Pan had been amongst them—not the great god Pan, who has been buried these two thousand years, but the little god Pan, who presides over social contretemps and unsuccessful picnics.
    Chapter 7 (3% in)
  • By an odd chance—unless we believe in a presiding genius of places—the statues that relieve its severity suggest, not the innocence of childhood, nor the glorious bewilderment of youth, but the conscious achievements of maturity.
    Chapter 5 (96% in)

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