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  • Reflexively, he grabbed the dagger at the back of his belt and flung it at Kessell, though he knew that Kessell was joined in some perverted symbiosis with Crenshinibon and that the small weapon had no chance of hitting its mark.†   (source)
  • There was escape from the solitary cell; a brief symbiosis, sharing all the world... No one else knew the hidden Rosalind.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Smeath sitting, standing, lying down with her holy rubber plant, flying, with Mr. Smeath stuck to her back, being screwed like a beetle; Mrs. Smeath in the dark-blue bloomers of Miss Lumley, who somehow combines with her in a frightening symbiosis.†   (source)
  • I was connected to the heartbeats and pulses of my roommates by a benign, vital symbiosis,and I felt that I depended on them for blood and oxygen, and if one of them had abandoned the rest of us at that very instant, my spirit and my body could not have absorbed such trauma, such loss.†   (source)
  • Hoss eventually developed what might be called a fruitful—or at least symbiotic—relationship with the man who was to remain his immediate superior: Adolf Eichmann.†   (source)
  • He never learned the full story of the strange symbiosis between the Overmind and its servants.†   (source)
  • Which meant that these trees either lived in a symbiotic relationship with the algae, in a givingandtaking that was to their mutual advantage, or, simpler still, were an integral part of the algae.†   (source)
  • Several white families live on the island in a paternalistic, but in many ways symbiotic, relationship with their neighbors.†   (source)
  • Though their attitudes would fit more comfortably in an earlier period of American history, their relationship to the people is a symbiotic one.†   (source)
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