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The Fountainhead
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  • Something ebbed from his stunned admiration.
  • The ebbing motion of light flowed in controlled discipline, like the sentences of a speech giving voice to the changing facets of the walls.
  • She felt slack and empty, losing her identity in a painless ebb, content to vanish and let nothing remain defined save that particular earth in the window.
  • Wynand’s eyes seemed whiter than usual, as if the blue had ebbed from the iris, two white ovals, luminous on his face.

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  • The patient’s strength ebbed away.
  • The tides ebbed at noon.

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