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assimilate
used in Dracula

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Definition
take in, transform, or fit in
The exact meaning of assimilate can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "assimilate to a new country" — fitting into a prevailing culture
  • "assimilate the information" — transform information within the mind into understanding
  • "assimilate the food" — transform nutrients within the body for its use
  • Instead of working wickedness by night and growing more debased in the assimilating of it by day, she shall take her place with the other Angels.
    Chapter 16 (70% in)
  • The doctor here will bear me out that on one occasion I tried to kill him for the purpose of strengthening my vital powers by the assimilation with my own body of his life through the medium of his blood, relying of course, upon the Scriptural phrase, 'For the blood is the life.'
    Chapter 18 (14% in)

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