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used in The Great Gatsby

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to come out, or to appear
  • Standing behind him, Michaelis saw with a shock that he was looking at the eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg, which had just emerged, pale and enormous, from the dissolving night.
    p. 160.0
emerged = appeared (newly able to be seen as night turned into day)
  • The silhouette of a moving cat wavered across the moonlight, and turning my head to watch it, I saw that I was not alone — fifty feet away a figure had emerged from the shadow of my neighbor's mansion and was standing with his hands in his pockets regarding the silver pepper of the stars.
    p. 20.7
  • She nodded and moved away from him just as George Wilson emerged with two chairs from his office door.
    p. 26.5
  • As my train emerged from the tunnel into sunlight, only the hot whistles of the National Biscuit Company broke the simmering hush at noon.
    p. 114.8
  • After a moment the proprietor emerged from the interior of his establishment and gazed hollow-eyed at the car.
    p. 122.9

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