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Latin dēmōnstrāre dēmōnstrāt- dē- completely de– mōnstrāre to show (from mōnstrum divine portent) (from monēre to warn men-1 in Indo-European roots)
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin dēmonstrō (“I show”)
I tried to demonstrate the panic I felt.
I offer these stories not to demonstrate that people can be cruel.
She held her hands up in a circle to demonstrate.
Events were soon to demonstrate the baselessness of these hopes.
Why not demonstrate that adoration?
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