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revise
used in Oryx and Crake

10 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
  • Crake was his best friend. Revision: his only friend.
    p. 310.8
revision = changed version

(editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • Revision: especially at night.
    p. 6.3
  • Revision: seashore.
    p. 10.1
  • Revision, professional sex-skills expert.
    p. 11.4
  • Why can't Snowman revise the mythology?
    p. 104.3
  • revise = change
  • Revision: overalls.
    p. 242.1
  • Then those above would grade his offerings, hand them back for revision, hand them back again.
    p. 248.4
  • Revision: dismayed lust.
    p. 277.1
  • Okay, revision: no one made you, but did you have it anyway?
    p. 316.1
  • Revision: to his foot.
    p. 334.6

There are no more uses of "revise" in Oryx and Crake.

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