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A madder journey than Jim could have conceived of, had he not been a participant in it.

Better, he urged, to be umpire than participant in so ungrateful a contest.

If he could not be a participant, he would at least witness the battle.

He was to do his part; but it was as a hastener rather than a participant in the struggle.

As a participant, I may say that the company had the air of a band of conspirators.

But it was not known that the school-master was a participant in the fight, or even present on the spot.

How can an unconscious patient be a participant in a nursing situation?

He is thought to have been a participant in some of the later cruises.

Later he became a participant in and victim of the French Revolution.

He will renew his life only so far as to be a spectator, not a participant.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Latin participantem (nominative participans), present participle of participare "to share in, partake of," from particeps "sharing, partaking" (see participation).

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