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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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made up of (composed of); or included
  • On both coasts, the segment of society that Mr. and Mrs. Lish "knew" was comprised of the kind of people who struck many Gravesend Academy seniors as the most fascinating people alive; Owen and I, however, had never heard of most of these people.
    p. 374.1
  • The headmaster attempted to have the matter turned over to the Executive Committee; but Dan Needham knew that Owen's chances of survival would be poor among that group of (largely) the headmaster's henchmen—at least, they comprised the majority in any vote, as The Voice had pointed out.
    p. 385.8

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