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corresponding -- as in: corresponding time period
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  • Eskimos have many words that correspond to the English word snow. For example, there are different words for "snow on the ground", "fresh snow on the ground", "soft snow on the ground", "a crust of snow on the ground" and so forth.
  • The bones in a bat’s wing exactly correspond to those in a human forearm.
  • The girls are using a simple code where "1" corresponds to "A", "2" to "B" and so on for each of the 26 letters of the alphabet.
  • All rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities.

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  • In each option, the benefits correspond with the expense.
  • To use the chart, find your height in the left column, your weight in that row, and then look at the corresponding bottom row to see if you should be concerned that you may be overweight.
  • In looking at three different studies, I found that all the findings correspond with each other.
  • On the occasion corresponding to this four years ago,
    Abraham Lincoln  --  Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address
  • All of the factors — disposition, energy level, intelligence, and interests — had to correspond and to interact perfectly.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • The vertical row of connecting rods, so many they seemed to reach the sky far above, slid toward their corresponding holes on the left wall, ready to seal shut until the morning.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner

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  • He has a childlike faith in the integrity of civil servants and he seems to think Congress corresponds to their aristocracy.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • What would she be corresponding with Taius about?
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • "Correspondence," she says.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • "That’s funny, because everything in here corresponds with purchases made on the credit cards that aren’t yours either," Boney snapped.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • There was file after file of saved correspondence, memorandums and official announcements.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • She knew the upper 2,000, nicknamed T2K, was a group of Circlers almost maniacal in their social activity and elite in their corresponding followers.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • With each feeble pulse I felt a corresponding stitch of pain.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • To my mind, that left two possible explanations: either my grandfather had been corresponding with a dead person—admittedly unlikely—or the person who wrote the letter was not, in fact, Miss Peregrine, but someone who was using her identity to disguise her own.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • There was a system for checking out those tools: each prisoner had an assigned number and a bunch of corresponding metal chits that looked like dog tags.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • In the South, crimes like murder or assault might send you to prison, but interracial sex was a transgression in its own unique category of danger with correspondingly extreme punishments.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • As soon as she took a drink and felt the corresponding buzz as it went down, she heard a voice inside her whisper, You shouldn’t be doing this.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • Any other correspondence?
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • It was a connection aside from what we had just done, what I should say I believed already to be a special correspondence between us, an affinity of being.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • I did the correspondence and Susan collected the eggs.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • I called up to make sure the marquee was suitable for Will’s wheelchair, and Alicia sounded so flustered when she realized we weren’t actually declining the invitation that it dawned on me that her embossed correspondence really had been for appearance’s sake.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • That extra hour gave her the time to catch up on billing and correspondence.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Until then or never, I treasured our correspondence.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • The mail is unpredictable and I’m sure your uncles will be watching my correspondence.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • Now, on the rare times when we correspond, she brings up things like a new sweater she got.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • You know my little writing desk where I conduct my correspondence.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • I developed a system of billing and, increasingly, my columns of figures began to correspond to actual transactions.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • In all truth I had not invited this prodigy of a tongue; turning, I had merely wished to look at her face, expecting only that the expression of aesthetic delight I might find there would correspond to what I knew was my own.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • He did his high school courses by correspondence, sitting at the kitchen table and studying by the light of a kerosene lamp; he put himself through university by working in lumber camps and cleaning out rabbit hutches, and was so poor that he lived in a tent in the summers to save money.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Thomas Hickey, you have been court-martialed and found guilty of the capital crimes of mutiny and sedition, of holding a treacherous correspondence with, and receiving pay from, the enemy for the most horrid and detestable purposes, and you have been sentenced to hang from the neck until dead.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • It was covered with an amazing assortment of things; mostly papers of one sort or another, gas bills, correspondence, notices from the Diocesan Council, loose pages of novels, notes in the vicar’s own hand, but also small items like keys, bottle caps, and what appeared to be small car parts, attached with tacks and string.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • He created mental pictures to correspond to the pressures he felt, the sounds and movement of shadows above him.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Even the non-legal books on his shelf seemed to suggest a correspondence, an echo of interests between them.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The four corresponding weapons.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • Glancing below, I saw no corresponding reaction, and wondered if Jem was trying to be dramatic.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • I look at the research I’d done, then flip open to the corresponding page in my chem book.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • He looked more beautiful than he ever had, Clary thought, and correspondingly more distant, more hard to touch.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Why, I’m thinkin’ of takin’ one of them correspondence school courses.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • He writes lightning in tiny print in the corresponding wedge, then works clockwise adding blood, fog, and monkeys in the following sections.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • They went on, this correspondence of life and love, and I read dozens more, some painful, most heartwarming.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • There is a simple network of wide tunnels that directly corresponds to the main street plan above, underlying the major avenues and cross streets.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • She was getting so many letters now that her newsnet had hired a secretary to answer certain classes of routine correspondence for her.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • If the laboratory recognizes people, maybe it also knows data about everyone, and can present a corresponding simulated environment depending on your faction.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • For DORA BAGGINS in memory of a LONG correspondence, with love from Bilbo, on a large waste-paper basket.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • You must pardon me if I regard any interruption in your correspondence as a proof that your other duties are equally neglected.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • For example, the text on pages 32 and 62 now corresponds exactly with the runes on Thror’s Map.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
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