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The lines converge at this point
  to come together; or to be adjacent or similar
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convergence converge converged converging convergent converges convergences convergency
Strongly Associated with:   diverge
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  • The lines converge at this point
  • Social forces converged to bring the Fascists back to power
  • The crowd converged on the movie star
  • Police helicopters are converging on Avenue 87 and Elm Grove Park!
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451

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  • Everybody converged on the creek as Luke ran across into friendly territory.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • The Hunters cheered as both sides converged on the creek.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • The roads all converged, weblike, to Gettysburg.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • There were many trucks too and some carts going through on other streets and converging on the main road.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • Here five roads converged.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • Bolts of energy forked from the guns and converged at the afrit, slamming into its back.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege

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  • Below, the lanterns bobbed wildly, rapidly converging at a point near the orchard’s edge.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • I only had about a second to feel like that before my friends converged on me, all talking at once about...
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • The monkeys explode into a shrieking mass of orange fur and converge on him.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • "Get him!" someone yelled, and the sidewalk people converged on Kuba.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • he had arrived at the point of convergence where the fate of all living things, and even the earth, had been laid.
    Leslie Marmon Silko  --  Ceremony
  • I banged the inside, where the veins converge.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • For a moment they seem to converge on the boy as he stands in the middle of the stable,
    Peter Shaffer  --  Equus
  • — "I think we should take each other to the limit to see if we converge," Finn said.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • I slam into her back, and she goes shooting forward, rolling toward the opposite shoulder, just as two vans converge, about to pass each other.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Thomas still couldn’t get a very good look at the slowly converging Groups A and B up ahead, especially now that he’d lost the bird’s-eye view and dust had clouded the air.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Now guards, staffers, and counselors converge on the quad in panic, trying to herd this volatile gathering of kids back to their places, but no one will leave.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Two days later, we were part of a squadron of three hundred bombers converging on Frankfurt.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Alec powered on the device and pulled up the maps feature, finding the one that had the Berg’s voyages documented, all the lines converging in one spot.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • Their trajectory is converging.
    Rodman Philbrick  --  Freak the Mighty
  • In the next few minutes, cars converged on both addresses, their passengers filming their arrival.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Although it would’ve been fun to stick around and laugh at him, the man had drawn too much attention, and now adults were converging on us from all across the station.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • The deer were clearly reluctant to be driven, and several herds made determined efforts to buck the line; but on each occasion the two nearest wolves converged toward the recalcitrant caribou and forced them to continue north.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • The walls soared on all sides, converging in a point many meters above her head, higher than even the roof above the solar fields.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • Her nerves were frazzled, and all the emotions of the past hour were converging into a single, sickening feeling—exasperation.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • The officials blew their whistles and began converging on her.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • He loved the Fourth of July block party, when the whole East End converged for a day and night of games and music and grilled chicken and ribs and sweet-potato pie and dancing until the last firecracker, and then some.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee
  • Shafts of light came in from an open skylight and converged about a huge, round, stone table.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • I took a couple steps backwards as the bailiffs began to slowly converge.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • Gray houses run in converging lines to the horizon, bunched as if to fend off cold.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • On the other hand, Sophie attributed the convergence of their paths simply to the failure of chiropractic medicine.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Because as soon as Violet saw the flickering reflection, she remembered the scientific principles of the convergence and refraction of light.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • When I looked at the painting I felt the same convergence on a single point: a sunstruck instant that existed now and forever.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • This time, her eyes went wide as she took in the convergence of blue-and-whites outside.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Streams of people are converging to form a river that flows only downward.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Shizuka gave them an address for Michiko, and they converged on it.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Three more boys were converging on him now, and this time they were acting together.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • Fate has borne us to this convergence.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Each is a place where ley lines converge, forming a matrix—a sort of net within which magical spells are amplified.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • When the defense converged, Mandela flicked the ball to Sebajden, a wiry but tenacious Kosovar midfielder, who volleyed the shot: goal.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • When it was clear that all three were converging on us, my heart jumped before sinking very low.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • They seemed to him to run like the wind and to grow swiftly larger and darker, as their courses converged with his.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Van Helsing’s face grew set as marble, and his eyebrows converged till they almost touched over his nose.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Storm spirits were converging—at least a dozen of them, whirling around a big public art installation.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • The serpopards had converged at the left-hand door and were intently sniffing the handle.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • Six white chessmen converged on him and kept him from finishing off the boy.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
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