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prevent
used in BoneMan's Daughters

2 uses
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Definition
to stop (something from happening)
  • A blindfold prevented the light from reaching her eyes, assuming there was light.
    Chapter 19 (1% in)
  • Prevent a killer from breaking another bone.
    Chapter 8 (10% in)

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