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propinquity
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King Lear
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  • Let it be so,—thy truth then be thy dower: For, by the sacred radiance of the sun, The mysteries of Hecate, and the night; By all the operation of the orbs, From whom we do exist and cease to be; Here I disclaim all my paternal care, Propinquity, and property of blood, And as a stranger to my heart and me Hold thee, from this for ever.

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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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