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preside
used in Lonesome Dove

2 uses
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Definition
to be in charge; or to head; or to be the chairperson — especially of a formal meeting or ceremony
  • Clara made breakfast as silently as she had presided over supper.
    Chapters 101-102 (30% in)
  • "I don't attend hangings, although I've presided over some, of the homegrown sort.
    Chapters 101-102 (51% in)

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