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convey
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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1  —1 use as in:
convey her thoughts
Definition
communicate or express
  • I have been engaged in private imitations of Owen Meany's voice for more than thirty years, and that voice used to prevent me from imagining that I could ever write about Owen, because—on the page—the sound of his voice is impossible to convey.
    p. 19.5

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  • I've misled you if I've conveyed an atmosphere of loneliness at Sunday boarders' lunch.
    p. 285.3
  • Now I know that the armadillo told me what Owen was thinking although Owen himself would not until we were both students at Gravesend Academy; it wasn't until then that I realized Owen had already conveyed his message to me—via the armadillo.
    p. 90.5
  • He was the guy who created the Youth International Party, the "Yippies"; he was very active in antiwar protests, while at the same time he conceived of a meaningful revolution as roughly anything that conveyed irreverence with comedy and vulgarity "WHO DOES THIS JERK THINK HE'S HELPING?"
    p. 96.5
  • I've also misled you if I've conveyed an atmosphere of trivia at Sunday boarders' lunch; these lunches are important to me.
    p. 285.8
  • I could convey a lot of personal anguish in regard to my anger 'against the war'—next thing you know, I'll get laid!"
    p. 512.9

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