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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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serving as an example — especially one from which to draw a lesson

For instance:

        an example to copy:  exemplary behavior

        an example to avoid:  exemplary punishment
  • Their plans were certainly unclear, but they exhibited an exemplary American firmness.
    p. 370.2
  • Toronto: May 30, 1987—I should know better than to read even as much as a headline in The New York Times; although, as I've often pointed out to my students at Bishop Strachan, this newspaper's use of the semicolon is exemplary.
    p. 363.8

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