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to use; according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because; Israel (abbrev.)
|warn; admonish||to mimic the wrongdoing of others, commit a copy-cat crime|
|simp. and trad.
- to make a public demonstration of punishing a wrongdoer in order to deter innocents who might mimic the example of the wrongdoer.