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traverse
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

4 uses
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Definition
travel across
  • Nudges and winks and whispers traversed the room, but Tom sat still, with his arms upon the long, low desk before him, and seemed to study his book.
    Chapter 6 (80% in)
  • At the end of half an hour Tom had a vague general idea of his lesson, but no more, for his mind was traversing the whole field of human thought, and his hands were busy with distracting recreations.
    Chapter 4 (4% in)
  • In one place, far from the section usually traversed by tourists, the names "BECKY & TOM" had been found traced upon the rocky wall with candle-smoke, and near at hand a grease-soiled bit of ribbon.
    Chapter 30 (87% in)
  • They started through a corridor, and traversed it in silence a long way, glancing at each new opening, to see if there was anything familiar about the look of it; but they were all strange.
    Chapter 31 (24% in)

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