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alcove
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • By sitting in the alcove, and keeping well back, Winston was able to remain outside the range of the telescreen, so far as sight went.
  • To one side of it there was a shallow alcove in which Winston was now sitting, and which, when the flats were built, had probably been intended to hold bookshelves.
  • Then he went to the table in the alcove, sat down, and took the diary out of the drawer.

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  • a beautiful room with an alcove window
  • we met in an alcove of the garden

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