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demonstrate
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

5 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
  • She follows the huntress and patiently allows her to demonstrate the proper technique over and over again.
    Chapter 24 (59% in)

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" flagged with this meaning in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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?  —4 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • "A demonstration," Mother says.
    Chapter 25 (33% in)
  • "Are we really going to attend Lady Wellstone's Spiritualist demonstration next week?"
    Chapter 16 (86% in)
  • "My cousin Lucy, that is, Lady Thornton," Martha corrects herself, so that we may all be reminded of how well connected she is, "told me of a demonstration she attended where a glass vase levitated above the table as if someone were holding it!"
    Chapter 16 (88% in)
  • Her letter is a perfect demonstration of a clever note—one that entertains and does not tax the recipient with problems of a personal nature.
    Chapter 17 (4% in)

There are no more uses of "demonstrate" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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