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propinquity
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Ulysses
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  • …her potency over effluent and refluent waters: her power to enamour, to mortify, to invest with beauty, to render insane, to incite to and aid delinquency: the tranquil inscrutability of her visage: the terribility of her isolated dominant implacable resplendent propinquity: her omens of tempest and of calm: the stimulation of her light, her motion and her presence: the admonition of her craters, her arid seas, her silence: her splendour, when visible: her attraction, when invisible.

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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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