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propinquity
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The Scarlet Letter
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propinquity
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • But it was the constant shadow of my presence, the closest propinquity of the man whom he had most vilely wronged, and who had grown to exist only by this perpetual poison of the direst revenge!

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  • They were good friends, but it was a friendship born of propinquity rather than true affinity.
  • Normally, polar bears and Alaskan brown bears do not mate, but it has happened with the propinquity of a shared cage at the zoo.

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