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approach
used in As I Lay Dying

6 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
approached the city
Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • Cash's head turns slowly as we approach, his pale empty sad composed and questioning face following the red and empty curve; beside the bade wheel Jewel sits the horse, gazing straight ahead.
    Section 30 — Dewey Dell (3) (24% in)
approach = get near
There are no more uses of "approach" flagged with this meaning in As I Lay Dying.

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  • We approach the crest, where the street runs, where cars go back and forth; the mules haul the wagon up and onto the crest and the street.
    Section 52 — Darl (18) (90% in)
  • Square, with a broken roof set at a single pitch, it leans in empty and shimmering dilapidation in the sunlight, a single broad window in two opposite walls giving onto the approaches of the path.
    Section 1 — Darl (33% in)
  • He does not approach the bed.
    Section 12 — Darl (5) (52% in)
  • Jewel approaches.
    Section 37 — Darl (13) (6% in)
  • It just stands there, watching Mack over its shoulder, swinging its hind quarters toward him whenever he approaches.
    Section 50 — Darl (17) (42% in)

There are no more uses of "approach" in As I Lay Dying.

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