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  • I think your dream is charming, and I hope it recurs frequently so that we can continue discussing it.
  • ’They’re really a couple of good kids,’ Aarfy confided earnestly to Yossarian, whose recurring dream it was to have the nude milk-white female bodies of both these beautiful rich black-haired good kids lying stretched out in bed erotically with him at the same time.
  • The subtle, recurring confusion between illusion and reality that was characteristic of paramnesia fascinated the chaplain, and he knew a number of things about it.
  • There was the recurring sound of retching and moaning, of laughter, greetings, threats and swearing, and of bottles shattering against rock.
  • All hope that he was mistaken was washed away by the sound of Nately’s name emerging with recurring clarity now from the almost inaudible babble of murmuring voices that he was suddenly aware of for the first time.
  • Nately slipped out behind her; and when Yossarian and Aarfy entered the officers’ apartment almost two hours later, there she was again, stepping into her panties and skirt, and it was almost like the chaplain’s recurring sensation of having been through a situation before, except for Nately, who was moping inconsolably with his hands in his pockets.

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  • The infection is less likely to recur if you finish all the recommended antibiotics.
  • I’ve had recurrent symptoms.

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