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traverse
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The Scarlet Letter

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Definition travel across
  • It was the subject of my meditations for many an hour, while pacing to and fro across my room, or traversing, with a hundredfold repetition, the long extent from the front door of the Custom-House to the side entrance, and back again.
    Introductory (74% in)
  • Looking instinctively from the open window—for it was summer-time—the minister beheld Hester Prynne and little Pearl passing along the footpath that traversed the enclosure.
    Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (46% in)

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