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collide
used in David Copperfield

3 uses
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Definition crash together with violent impact; or come into conflict
  • 'But it is not necessary,' said Miss Murdstone, 'that these opinions should come into collision here.
    Chapters 25-27 (62% in)
  • 'My love,' said Mr. Micawber, much affected, 'you will forgive, and our old and tried friend Copperfield will, I am sure, forgive, the momentary laceration of a wounded spirit, made sensitive by a recent collision with the Minion of Power — in other words, with a ribald Turncock attached to the water-works — and will pity, not condemn, its excesses.'
    Chapters 28-30 (7% in)
  • Mr. Dick made his two hands revolve very fast about each other a great number of times, and then brought them into collision, and rolled them over and over one another, to express confusion.
    Chapters 43-45 (69% in)

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