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We stayed in adjacent hotel rooms.
  very near — often directly beside
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adjacent adjacency adjacently
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  • We stayed in adjacent hotel rooms.
  • The kitchen has an island that is adjacent to the family room.
  • They expanded the master bedroom and bath by taking over an adjacent bedroom.
  • From adjacent streets, I could hear laughter and chatter.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner

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  • When Ender reached the corner, Alai had hooked his arms through two adjacent handholds and was pretending to doze.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • Latecomers are directed to the adjacent streets, where they can watch the event on screens as it’s televised live by the state.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • But then the dream turned, and the four Crazies were on the adjacent ponies, poking at him, sneering.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • It was Tariq and Zaman who built the classroom by knocking down the wall between two adjacent rooms.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • The cat, I remembered, had been hung in a garden adjacent to the house.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Black Cat
  • Roaring, the house collapsed; fire gushed everywhere, followed by a flurry of blankets from men on top of the adjacent houses, beating out sparks and burning chunks of wood.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird

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  • Before Roger Chillingworth could answer, they heard the clear, wild laughter of a young child’s voice, proceeding from the adjacent burial-ground.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • As soon as morning dawned I crept from my kennel, that I might view the adjacent cottage and discover if I could remain in the habitation I had found.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • We are adjacent to a huge grassy lot.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • The home sat on twelve acres adjacent to Brices Creek, and he’d worked on the wooden fence that lined the other three sides of the property, checking for dry rot or termites,replacing posts when he had to.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • Grasping for support at anything he could reach, Yossarian limped along after him into the corridor and down the adjacent ward to a bed containing a harried young man with pimples and a receding chin.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Please join us in a few minutes, at one o’clock, when Jenny will perform her newest single, ’Becalmed,’ in the Kopf’s Cafe, located adjacent to the men’s department.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • They sped off up adjacent aisles; Harry could hear the others’ footsteps echoing through the towering piles of junk, of bottles, hats, crates, chairs, books, weapons, broomsticks, bats….
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • The largest bell of the adjacent Cathedral resounded in the immense empty space of the house.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • He strode off to the adjacent room, where I could hear him talking on the phone.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • I trotted in the mud between rows of closely packed cubicles where you could buy a freshly slaughtered pheasant in one stand and a calculator from the adjacent one.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • He’s content to stay silent, while another cop questions Roland in an adjacent room.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • But now the reporters interrogate me and the band separately, as though they’re cops and they have me and my accomplices in adjacent cells and are trying to get us to implicate one another.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Maybe I grabbed him while Poundcake was moving Megan into the adjacent room.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Three massive forms lay ahead of us, one in the road and two more in the field adjacent, just the other side of a shallow ditch.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Creeping mold had turned window-adjacent walls black and furry.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • I decided to invite her to inspect the more extensive garden behind the house, and she was plainly happy to follow me there, to walk among the perennials that I’d recently planted in what used to be a small croquet lawn, adjacent to the pool.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • He points to the adjacent wall.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • At the far border are two adjacent lakes separated by a narrow strip of land leading into the forest beyond them.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Although I never had the honor of meeting Samuel W. Westing, for some reason yet unexplained, I was appointed executor of this will found adjacent to the body of the deceased.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • In late 1943, Schindler cajoled and bribed Goeth and other SS leaders for permission to build a sub-camp on the property adjacent to Emalia.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • There was an outdoor tiled eating area in an adjacent courtyard.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • He points to a massive American Philco in the adjacent room.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Our bedroom windows are adjacent to each other, which has proven to be extremely convenient.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • Down there in a dim storage room adjacent to the furnace I’ve set up a realm of ersatz squalor.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • And it was, as Dougal explained, convenient to the pillory, a homely wooden contraption that stood on a small stone plinth in the center of the square, adjacent to the wooden stake used—with thrifty economy of purpose—as whipping post, maypole, flagstaff and horse tether, depending upon requirements.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • I scale an adjacent tree, locate the jabberjay, and take it out with an arrow.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • The last village they passed sat adjacent to a poppy field, where an old man working the pods waved at them.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • To the left the horizon bounded by the adjacent wood.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Denuded mountains are visible to the west, towering sternly above the rooftops of adjacent double-wides.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • On an adjacent wall there was a framed print of a bald eagle and an American flag floating majestically in the heavens against an ominous cloudscape.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • At the sound of the fireworks the carriages instantly broke ranks, and retired by the adjacent streets.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Outside, a blustery wind blew smoke from the adjacent buildings into their faces.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Bernard’s parents lived on McMechen Street, which ran adjacent to McCulloh.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Not stumbling on the means after all, I was fain to go out to the adjacent Lodge and get the watchman there to come with his lantern.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • As the others started after him he was brought up short by a Kill-O-Zap energy bolt that cracked through the air inches in front of him and fried a small section of adjacent wall.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • He pointed out to me how unlikely it was that organic evolution had taken the same direction in the two adjacent planets.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • By evening the soldiers had set up camp in a field adjacent to the village.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • We saw it in all its grandeur, perched a thousand feet on the summit of a sheer precipice, and with seemingly a great gap between it and the steep of the adjacent mountain on any side.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Nothing happened, though the adjacent portions of the tepee moved.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • The Office of the Swiss Guard is housed adjacent to Il Corpo di Vigilanza, directly northeast of St. Peter’s Basilica.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
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