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collide

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Definition crash together with violent impact; or come into conflict
  • The cars collided and burst into flame.
collided = crashed together with violent impact
  • The physicists collided the particles
  • [T]hey represented the demon forces forever in collision with beauty, virtue, and the gentle uses of life
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • The collision sent both of us flying to the ground.
    Darren Shan  --  A Vampire's Assistant
  • collision = crash together with violent impact
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • The night I watched two cars collide in a dark intersection.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • collide = crash together with violent impact
  • His vehicle rolls until it collides with the rear of a parked truck.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • collides = crashes together
  • They collided, half-collapsed, knocked elbows, cracked heads, which blew the air out faster.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • collided = crashed together with violent impact
  • A second later my chest collided against the hood of a moving car.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • collided = crash together with violent impact
  • You mean we might have a collision?
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • collision = crash
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • When you're dancing — if you and your partner collide into another couple.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • collide = crash together with violent impact
  • But it was inevitable that these two worlds—the one where I was just another teenager and the one where I was pretending not to be—would collide.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • collide = crash together with violent impact; or come into conflict
  • Wood roared as Harry swerved to avoid a collision.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • collision = violent impact
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • I read about the great convulsions of the earth, of the continents shifting away from each other, colliding with each other.
    David Almond  --  Kit's Wilderness
  • colliding = crashing together with violent impact
  • As we turned and climbed, she turned and climbed with us, keeping herself on a collision course.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • collision = to crash together with violent impact
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • I was back there in that theater in Kansas City five years after all reason and all logic and all history collided together to say I was gone forever because this girl needed me just as much as I needed her.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • And like a factory, a hospital has its own rhythm, sounds from every room that collide in the air and echo down into your ears and repeat themselves, even in the nighttime, when the world wants so had to appear silent and quiet and peaceful.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • In midstroke, Thibault collided with the submerged central landing of the bridge.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • They skidded and shied away from him, colliding with those behind them.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • As Arachne fell, she screamed like a freight train on a collision course; but her wailing rapidly faded.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
  • Terrific rams of darkness collided; out of their shock space toppled into havoc.
    Henry Roth  --  Call It Sleep

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