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emerge
used in The Grapes of Wrath

8 uses
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Definition
to come out, or to appear
  • Then leaders emerged, then laws were made, then codes came into being.
    Chapter 17 (14% in)
emerged = appeared (developed or became known)
  • The preacher emerged from under the tank, sat up, and then stood up and moved toward the house.
    Chapter 8 (72% in)
  • Grampa was emerging from the bedroom, and as in the morning, he fumbled with the buttons of his fly.
    Chapter 10 (9% in)
  • He drank from the end and then turned the stream over his head and face, and emerged dripping.
    Chapter 13 (12% in)
  • For man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.
    Chapter 14 (23% in)
  • Huston himself emerged from the darkness.
    Chapter 24 (86% in)
  • They emerged from the orchard into the dusty street between the red shacks.
    Chapter 26 (49% in)
  • He emerged in an orchard.
    Chapter 26 (67% in)

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