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  • Then, when he’s all through analyzing me—and Buddy, and Seymour, both of whom he’s never met—and when he’s reached some sort of impasse in his mind whether he’s going to be a sort of two-fisted Colette or a sort of short Thomas Wolfe for the rest of the evening, suddenly he pulls out this gorgeous monogrammed attache case from under the table and shoves a new, hour-long script under my arm.

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  • We reached an impasse in the negotiations.
  • The council cannot stand at an impasse.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth

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