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inoculate
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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Definition
vaccinate (inject or otherwise introduce a weakened germ or other substance to immunize)

or metaphorically to indicate protection via previous exposure — as in "She was inoculated against those dangerous ideas by early exposure in a safe environment."
  • Weeping mothers brought bawling children to the health center for inoculation.
    Chapter 18 (10% in)

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