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phase
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
a period of time or a stage during the development of something
  • I remember the portrait of him up in Gatsby's bedroom, a gray, florid man with a hard, empty face — the pioneer debauchee, who during one phase of American life brought back to the Eastern seaboard the savage violence of the frontier brothel and saloon.
    p. 100.7
phase = a period of time or a stage during the development of something
  • It was sharply different from the West, where an evening was hurried from phase to phase toward its close, in a continually disappointed anticipation or else in sheer nervous dread of the moment itself.
    p. 12.6
  • It was sharply different from the West, where an evening was hurried from phase to phase toward its close, in a continually disappointed anticipation or else in sheer nervous dread of the moment itself.
    p. 12.6

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