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adjudicate
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
to have a formal hearing and decision; or to act as a judge
  • I remembered how he had appeared to all of us: like a descending angel—a tiny but fiery god, sent to adjudicate the errors of our ways.
    p. 496.7
  • And from that moment of his introduction to my cousins, I would frequently consider the issue of exactly how human Owen Meany was; there is no doubt that, in the dazzling configurations of the sun that poured through the attic skylight, he looked like a descending angel—a tiny but fiery god, sent to adjudicate the errors of our ways.
    p. 72.3

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