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adjacent
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The War of the Worlds
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  • He pointed out to me how unlikely it was that organic evolution had taken the same direction in the two adjacent planets.
  • We sat in the adjacent kitchen in the dark—for we dared not strike a light—and ate bread and ham, and drank beer out of the same bottle.
  • The earth all round it had splashed under that tremendous impact—"splashed" is the only word—and lay in heaped piles that hid the masses of the adjacent houses.
  • The habit of personal security, moreover, is so deeply fixed in the Londoner’s mind, and startling intelligence so much a matter of course in the papers, that they could read without any personal tremors: "About seven o’clock last night the Martians came out of the cylinder, and, moving about under an armour of metallic shields, have completely wrecked Woking station with the adjacent houses, and massacred an entire battalion of the Cardigan Regiment.

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  • We stayed in adjacent hotel rooms.
  • The kitchen has an island that is adjacent to the family room.

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