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acknowledge
used in Lonesome Dove

5 uses
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Definition
express recognition of someone or something; or admit something
  • Newt asked Deets, the acknowledged expert on times and distances.
    Chapters 19-20 (30% in)
  • I thought he would finally admit or acknowledge that Newt was his son.
    Preface (72% in)
  • Po and Deets, the acknowledged experts on weather, discussed the situation and admitted they didn't know when it might stop raining.
    Chapters 60-61 (3% in)
  • Once or twice he asked Deets how soon they could expect to come to the end of them, for Deets was the acknowledged expert on distances, but this time Deets had to admit he was stumped.
    Chapters 66-67 (33% in)
  • Lorena didn't acknowledge him—she remembered how he had always tried to look up her skirts when she came downstairs.
    Chapters 72-73 (89% in)

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