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The Giver
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  • It was not what he was feeling now with December approaching.
  • But he was more and more apprehensive as his own approached.

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  • Then, as the middle hours of the night approached, the noise of Gabe’s restlessness woke Jonas.
  • Jonas felt more and more certain that the destination lay ahead of him, very near now in the night that was approaching.
  • For the next two weeks, as the time for the December Ceremony approached, The Giver would transfer every memory of courage and strength that he could to Jonas.
  • As he approached the summit of the hill at last, something began to happen.

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as in: approached the city Define
to come near or nearer
as in: use the best approach Define
a way of doing something; or a rout that leads to a particular place
as in: approached her with the proposal Define
to speak with someone about something for the first time -- such as a proposal -- often something discussed in a delicate, tentative way
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