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revise
used in Atonement

5 uses
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Definition
to change (and hopefully improve) — most frequently to improve a written document, but it can be any intentional change such as a change in an estimated amount, a plan, or a series of procedures
  • That notion was due for revision.
    Part 1 (63% in)
  • And so Emily lay back against the pillows for another several minutes, her creature having slunk away, and patiently planned, and revised her plans, and refined an order for them.
    Part 1 (36% in)
  • Soon, it was the action itself that absorbed her, and the newspaper report which she revised to the rhythm of her swipes.
    Part 1 (38% in)
  • Elsewhere, strewn between the revision notes, landscape gardening and anatomy piles, were various letters and cards: unpaid battels, letters from tutors and friends congratulating him on his first, which he still took pleasure in rereading, and others mildly querying his next step.
    Part 1 (43% in)
  • It's the revisions to the Statement Relating to Defense.
    Part 1 (81% in)

There are no more uses of "revise" in Atonement.

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