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function
used in True Believer by Sparks

4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
can't function well without sleep
Definition
work or operate — sometimes to work or operate normally or in a particular way
  • A steel-gray filing cabinet stood in the corner, and her desk and chair were typically functional.
    Chapter Six (54% in)

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  • Coincidence accounted for nearly everything else and was simply a function of mathematical probability.
    Chapter Ten (79% in)
  • He had seventeen nieces and nephews, and though he sometimes felt out of place at family functions, since he was a bachelor again in a family of happily married people, his brothers were respectful enough not to probe the reasons behind the divorce.
    Chapter Two (14% in)
  • Instead, the entire study had simply documented the existence of the lights and the fact that the students' equipment was functioning properly, which barely scratched the surface of the information he needed.
    Chapter Two (44% in)

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