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prescribe
used in Fearless

3 uses
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Definition
to recommend or require what should be done

or more specifically:

of a medical doctor:  to give medical instructions — such as writing that a patient should take antibiotics
  • The ongoing prescription was for steroid drops and an eye patch that  delighted three-year-old Nathan.
    p. 169.9
  • "In other words, if we tell them to be X number of feet down their lane, if they're under or over that prescribed distance, they underpenetrated or overpenetrated.
    p. 202.9
  • As with his hand, the two-plus-month healing process was slow, painful, and "disgusting," says Kelley, who had a difficult time placing the prescribed drops into his empty eye socket.
    p. 250.2

There are no more uses of "prescribe" in Fearless.

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