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demonstrate
used in The Devils Arithmetic

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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
  •   "Maybe there's something everyone is afraid of. With you it's getting married. With me it's shots."
      "Shots?"
      "Shots. You know. Needles?" She jabbed her right finger into her left arm to demonstrate.
    Chapter 5 (19% in)
demonstrate = show or exhibit (how something works)
There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in The Devils Arithmetic.

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