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alcove
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Dune
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  • They moved into an alcove beside a coil-slot water machine while the men stirred restlessly in the big room.
  • From an alcove at Leto’s end of the room came Halleck’s voice.
  • A minor chord from the baliset floated out of the alcove.
  • Halleck emerged from the alcove in dress uniform, his lumpy ugliness seeming out of place in the glittering finery.
  • She unhooked her robe from its hammock pegs in a rock alcove, fumbled with the fabric in the dark until she found the top, slipped into it.
  • They sped down the passage, through another valve door, another passage and through hangings into what had been the Sayyadina’s alcove in the days when this was an overday rest cave.
  • The Duke turned to the alcove where Halleck sat, said: "Gurney, please take Paul’s place at table.

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  • a beautiful room with an alcove window
  • we met in an alcove of the garden

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