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recur
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • He shut his eyes and pressed his fingers against them, trying to squeeze out the vision that kept recurring.
  • The landscape that he was looking at recurred so often in his dreams that he was never fully certain whether or not he had seen it in the real world.
  • The phrase ’our new, happy life’ recurred several times.
  • By the late nineteenth century the recurrence of this pattern had become obvious to many observers.
  • Thus throughout history a struggle which is the same in its main outlines recurs over and over again.
  • For several moments he had had the feeling of being back in a nightmare which had recurred from time to time throughout his life.
  • It struck him that when one lived with a woman this particular disappointment must be a normal, recurring event; and a deep tenderness, such as he had not felt for her before, suddenly took hold of him.
  • The recurrent economic crises of past times were totally unnecessary and are not now permitted to happen, but other and equally large dislocations can and do happen without having political results, because there is no way in which discontent can become articulate.

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  • The infection is less likely to recur if you finish all the recommended antibiotics.
  • I’ve had recurrent symptoms.

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