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convey
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • This bud of love by summer’s ripening breath May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet,— she spoke the words as if they conveyed no meaning to her.
  • …blossoms of the laburnum, whose tremulous branches seemed hardly able to bear the burden of a beauty so flame-like as theirs; and now and then the fantastic shadows of birds in flight flitted across the long tussore-silk curtains that were stretched in front of the huge window, producing a kind of momentary Japanese effect, and making him think of those pallid jade-faced painters who, in an art that is necessarily immobile, seek to convey the sense of swiftness and motion.

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as in: convey her thoughts Define
communicate or express
as in: convey title to the property Define
to give or transfer -- especially legal title
as in: convey her safely to Define
transport
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