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centripetal
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
tending to move toward a center

or:

tending to centralize
  • How did the centripetal remainer afford egress to the centrifugal departer?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (52% in)
  • What sound accompanied the union of their tangent, the disunion of their (respectively) centrifugal and centripetal hands?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (52% in)

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