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demonstrate
used in BoneMan's Daughters

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
It demonstrates my point.
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
  • He had to pass this debriefing and psych evaluation, and shaking hands not withstanding, he would demonstrate that he was just fine.
    Chapter 9 (11% in)

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" flagged with this meaning in BoneMan's Daughters.

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exact meaning not specified
  • Not a love demonstrated in gushing words or heart-wrenching desire, but by loyalty and steadfastness for not only them but for his country, for the world.
    Chapter 1 (64% in)
  • For an extended moment the man's muscle and connective tissue and bone demonstrated why this particular part of the body was so difficult to break, however small.
    Chapter 26 (39% in)

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in BoneMan's Daughters.

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