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proxy
used in And The Mountains Echoed

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Definition
one thing substituted for another — especially a person

or:

a document giving one person the right to act for another; e.g., to vote at a corporate meeting
  • I foresaw my life unfolding as an interminable stretch of nothingness and so I spent most of my childhood years on Tinos floundering, feeling like a stand-in for myself, a proxy, as though my real self resided elsewhere, waiting to unite someday with this dimmer, more hollow self.
    Chapter 8 (21% in)

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