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render
used in The Screwtape Letters

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rendered her unconscious
Definition
to make or cause to become
  • we thus aggravate the female's chronic horror of growing old ... and render her less willing and less able to bear children.
    Chapter 20 (47% in)
render = make
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  • While it lasts you have your chance to foment the problems in secret and render them chronic.
    Chapter 26 (8% in)
  • It is, no doubt, impossible to prevent his praying for his mother, but we have means of rendering the prayers innocuous.
    Chapter 3 (29% in)
  • One of our best weapons, contented worldliness, is rendered useless.
    Chapter 5 (84% in)
  • And it is also to be noted that the Trough sexuality is subtly different in quality from that of the Peak—much less likely to lead to the milk and water phenomenon which the humans call "being in love", much more easily drawn into perversions, much less contaminated by those generous and imaginative and even spiritual concomitants which often render human sexuality so disappointing.
    Chapter 9 (24% in)
  • As the uneasiness and his reluctance to face it cut him off more and more from all real happiness, and as habit renders the pleasures of vanity and excitement and flippancy at once less pleasant and harder to forgo (for that is what habit fortunately does to a pleasure) you will find that anything or nothing is sufficient to attract his wandering attention.
    Chapter 12 (57% in)
  • The Enemy will also try to render real in the patient's mind a doctrine which they all profess but find it difficult to bring home to their feelings—the doctrine that they did not create themselves, that their talents were given them, and that they might as well be proud of the colour of their hair.
    Chapter 14 (89% in)
  • Ever since our Father's first great victory, we have rendered the former very difficult to them.
    Chapter 18 (9% in)
  • We have done this through the poets and novelists by persuading he humans that a curious, and usually short-lived, experience which they call "being in love" is the only respectable ground for marriage; that marriage can, and ought to, render this excitement permanent; and that a marriage which does not do so is no longer binding.
    Chapter 18 (15% in)
  • There must be several young women in your patient's neighbourhood who would render the Christian life intensely difficult to him if only you could persuade him to marry one of them.
    Chapter 19 (89% in)
  • A great human philosopher nearly let our secret out when he said that where Virtue is concerned "Experience is the mother of illusion"; but thanks to a change in Fashion, and also, of course, to the Historical Point of View, we have largely rendered his book innocuous.
    Chapter 28 (86% in)

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