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diagnose
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
determine or identify the nature of a problem or an illness
  • After our complicated birth, physicians in Atlanta pronounced many diagnoses on my asymmetrical brain, including Wernicke's and Broca's aphasia, and sent my parents home over the icy roads on Christmas Eve with one-half a set of perfect twins and the prediction that I might possibly someday learn to read but would never speak a word.
    Book 1 — Genesis (36% in)
  • Mother took the diagnosis well.
    Book 5 — Exodus (19% in)
  • And I volunteer at the clinic, where a Guinean doctor comes once a week from Coquilhatville to immunize and diagnose babies.
    Book 5 — Exodus (40% in)

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