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collide
used in Atlas Shrugged

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crash together with violent impact; or come into conflict
  • One-just from old age, the other-in a head-on collision...... Yes, we have Diesels on order, at the United Locomotive Works, but we've waited for them for two years.
    1.3 Part 1 Chapter 3 — The Top and the Bottom (98% in)
  • The sight of their faces hit her with the abruptness of a collision.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (10% in)
  • Look where you're going, brother!" snarled some voice, while an elbow pushed him back-and he realized that he had collided with some large, ill-smelling figure and that he had been running.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (9% in)
  • The explosions of oil refineries, the crashes of defective airplanes, the break-outs of blast furnaces, the wrecks of colliding trains, and the rumors of drunken orgies in the offices of newly created executives, made the members of the Board fear the kind of men who did apply for the positions of responsibility.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (20% in)
  • The crash of sound-the screeching crash of ripped metal and of pressures colliding on conflicting circuits, the sound of a monster turn' ing upon itself-was heard only inside the structure.
    3.9 Part 3 Chapter 9 — The Generator (31% in)

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