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transpire
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Great Expectations
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  • Several curious little circumstances transpired as the action proceeded.
  • An epergne or centre-piece of some kind was in the middle of this cloth; it was so heavily overhung with cobwebs that its form was quite undistinguishable; and, as I looked along the yellow expanse out of which I remember its seeming to grow, like a black fungus, I saw speckle-legged spiders with blotchy bodies running home to it, and running out from it, as if some circumstances of the greatest public importance had just transpired in the spider community.

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  • We do not yet know what will transpire at tomorrow’s meeting.
  • We expect it will transpire at the hearings next week.

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