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prevent
used in Chasing Lincoln's Killer

3 uses
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Definition
to stop (something from happening)
  • What better way to prevent that than by locking the strangers in the tobacco shed until morning?
    p. 164.2
  • The wet brain matter slowed the ball's speed, absorbing enough of its energy to prevent it from exiting the other side of the skull through the president's face.
    p. 41.6
  • No one thought to prevent the great Laura Keene from entering the box.
    p. 72.3

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