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officiate
used in Light in August

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Definition
act in an official capacity — such as when enforcing rules at a sports event or presiding over a wedding ceremony
  • But I have known them before this to be named by a grateful mother for the doctor who officiated.
    Chapter 17 (63% in)
  • They were taking him to the home of the same doctor who had arrived too late at the delivery of the negro child at which Hightower had officiated with his razor and his book.
    Chapter 17 (16% in)

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