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1. To accompany someone into a place or event. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "usher" and "in." Which of the groomsmen is going to usher me in?
2. To introduce something. The Industrial Revolution ushered in a period of great technological advancements.
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usher in

v.
1. To lead, escort, or conduct someone or something in: The butler ushered in the guests. I ushered the bride's mother in.
2. To precede and introduce something; inaugurate something: The armistice ushered in a new era of peace. We ushered in the new year with a celebration.
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As the house sinks into the tarn in the story's conclusion, it becomes clear not only that Roderick was a prophet, but also what his obscure words foretold: a resurrection (Madeline's) that ushers in an apocalypse.
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