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- And to the east of us, behind the river, a rising rumple of dark green hills folded on each other like a great old tablecloth, receding to pale hazy blue.Book 1 — Genesis (33% in)
- His dark half-dome forehead and gravely receding hairline emphasized a broad face, broad chest and shoulders, and enormously muscular arms.Book 3 — Judges (58% in)
- I could tell the river was receding from its rainy-season flood by its peculiar rank smell and all the driftwood stranded along its banks.Book 5 — Exodus (12% in)
There are no more uses of "recede" in The Poisonwood Bible.
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