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diagnose
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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Definition
determine or identify the nature of a problem or an illness
  • My own diagnosis is some form of narcolepsy.
    Chapter 25 (49% in)
  • We took the coal-and-ice dealers into taverns and drank beer and swapped talk, in those sleepy and dark with heat joints where the very flies crept rather than flew, seeming doped by the urinal camphors and malt sourness, and from the heated emptiness and woodblock-knocking of the baseball broadcast that gave only more constriction to the unlocatable, undiagnosed wrong.
    Chapter 11 (76% in)
  • Some wanted diagnosis, as if I were a professional head-feeler and not the humble understudy's understudy of the cult of Asclepius the Maritime Commission had made me.
    Chapter 25 (21% in)

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