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- It occurred to me that he had been very slowly bending toward her all evening to attain this proximity, and even while I watched I saw him stoop one ultimate degree and kiss at her cheek.p. 107.1
proximity = nearness (being near her rather than in another room or across the room)
- My own house was an eyesore, but it was a small eyesore, and it had been overlooked, so I had a view of the water, a partial view of my neighbor's lawn, and the consoling proximity of millionaires — all for eighty dollars a month.p. 5.8
There are no more uses of "proximity" in The Great Gatsby.
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