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elapse
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
of time:  to pass by
  • Weeks, it is true, would sometimes elapse, during which Pearl's gaze might never once be fixed upon the scarlet letter; but then, again, it would come at unawares, like the stroke of sudden death, and always with that peculiar smile and odd expression of the eyes.
    Chapter 6 -- Pearl (78% in)

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