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demonstrate
used in The Lightning Thief

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
It demonstrates my point.
Definition
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
  • He told everybody he was going to demonstrate a disarming technique: how to twist the enemy's blade with the flat of your own sword so that he had no choice but to drop his weapon.
    Chapter 8 (17% in)

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" flagged with this meaning in The Lightning Thief.

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • He demonstrated the move on me in slow motion.
    Chapter 8 (18% in)
  • To reach his goal, he must first demonstrate great courage by succeeding as a keeper, finding a new camper and bringing him safely to Half-Blood Hill.
    Chapter 6 (11% in)

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in The Lightning Thief.

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