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The Count of Monte Cristo
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intercept
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • I saw your vessel, and fearful of being left to perish on the desolate island, I swam off on a piece of wreckage to try and intercept your course.
  • Well, I have not intercepted your confidence, and yet I know all that as well as you, and I have no conscientious scruples.
  • They were within fifteen miles of Monte Cristo when the sun began to set behind Corsica, whose mountains appeared against the sky, showing their rugged peaks in bold relief; this mass of rock, like the giant Adamastor, rose dead ahead, a formidable barrier, and intercepting the light that gilded its massive peaks so that the voyagers were in shadow.
  • Can I have been intercepted by French telegrams to the pontifical authorities?
  • Do not play with the thunderbolt they have laid aside for a moment, but which they can take up again instantly, if you attempt to intercept their movements.

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  • He intercepted the pass on the 5-yard line.
  • The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country’s airspace

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