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the turn lane provides better ingress to the parking lot
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ingress ingresses
Strongly Associated with:   egress
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  • the turn lane provides better ingress to the parking lot
  • prevent ingress of insects
  • moisture ingress into the control box
  • They resolved to leave means neither of ingress or egress to the sudden impulses of despair or of frenzy from within.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Masque of the Red Death

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  • The ingress point is a bit like a hole in fresh dough; if you don’t poke a finger into it now and then the thing may just close up on its own.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • I could find no means of ingress.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • A small door, close to the lodge of the concierge, gave ingress and egress to the servants and masters when they were on foot.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Beside the arched ingress hung a small bronze plaque.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • They stood in a silent line, blocking Clary and face’s farther ingress into the City.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • For what creature was the door of egress a door of ingress?
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses

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  • Looking about him while in this state of suspense, Charles Darnay observed that the gate was held by a mixed guard of soldiers and patriots, the latter far outnumbering the former; and that while ingress into the city for peasants’ carts bringing in supplies, and for similar traffic and traffickers, was easy enough, egress, even for the homeliest people, was very difficult.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Once having decided to open the letter, he took out his pocketknife, opened the big blade, and inspected the envelope for a point of ingress, found none, held the letter up to the sun to make sure not to cut the message, tapped the letter to one end of the envelope, and cut off the other end.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • The victims must have been sitting with their backs toward the window; and, from the time elapsing between the ingress of the beast and the screams, it seems probable that it was not immediately perceived.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • He passed between the scene behind which I stood and a set piece, went to the wall and pressed on a spring that moved a stone and afforded him an ingress.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • Moreover to light a fire is the instinctive and resistant act of man when, at the winter ingress, the curfew is sounded throughout Nature.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • A door off this same porch gave into a living room which separated this room from the other parts of the house and permitted ingress and egress without contact with any other portion of the house.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • This passage gave ingress to every room.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • [3] Ware shows another means of ingress: the argot of sailors.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • The door had just opened to give ingress to a gentleman who stepped forward and whose face Newman remembered.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • That’ll automatically replenish the air I lose with my entries and exits (what we NASA folk call ingress and egress).
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • "The multitude, washed or unwashed, always has free egress and ingress" into the White House, an astonished visitor wrote earlier in Lincoln’s presidency.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • The landing gear, ingress ramp, and fuel plant are still here.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • An ingress point if ever there was one!
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • On this wall he found a second castle entrance, a drawbridge-type ingress, raised and sealed shut.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • What suddenly arrested his ingress?
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • By inserting the barrel of an arruginated male key in the hole of an unstable female lock, obtaining a purchase on the bow of the key and turning its wards from right to left, withdrawing a bolt from its staple, pulling inward spasmodically an obsolescent unhinged door and revealing an aperture for free egress and free ingress.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • And if there’s no ingress or egress—no valve through which may be vented the various pressures that accrue naturally in a closed temporal system—"
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • "You will see," he said, "that I have shifted the question from the mode of egress to that of ingress.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  • …intended to execute): the blue and white checker inlaid majolicatopped table had been placed opposite the door in the place vacated by the prune plush sofa: the walnut sideboard (a projecting angle of which had momentarily arrested his ingress) had been moved from its position beside the door to a more advantageous but more perilous position in front of the door: two chairs had been moved from right and left of the ingleside to the position originally occupied by the blue and…
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • He walked all round the building, seeking in vain for some other means of ingress.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Vanished Messenger
  • A small door, close to the lodge of the concierge, gave ingress and egress to the servants and masters when they were on foot.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • I could find no means of ingress.
    Stoker, Bram  --  Dracula
  • The waters of the great deep have ingress and egress to the soul.
    Emerson, Ralph Waldo  --  Essays, First Series
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Associated words [difficulty]:   ingress [8] , egress [5]
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