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collide
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
crash together with violent impact; or come into conflict
  • Stent and Ogilvy, anticipating some possibilities of a collision, had telegraphed from Horsell to the barracks as soon as the Martians emerged, for the help of a company of soldiers to protect these strange creatures from violence.
    1.6 — Book 1 Chapter 6 — The Heat-Ray in the Chobham Road (56% in)
  • At that the Pool became a scene of mad confusion, fighting, and collision, and for some time a multitude of boats and barges jammed in the northern arch of the Tower Bridge, and the sailors and lightermen had to fight savagely against the people who swarmed upon them from the riverfront.
    1.17 — Book 1 Chapter 17 — The "Thunder Child" (18% in)

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