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converge
used in Atonement

8 uses
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Definition
to come together; or to be adjacent or similar
  • It had baked all afternoon on a table by a south-facing window in the library, and now three fine meandering lines in the glaze, converging like rivers in an atlas, were all that showed.
    Part 1 (22% in)
  • Beyond her sister, far beyond the lake, the driveway curved across the park, narrowed and converged over rising ground to a point where a tiny shape, made formless by the warping heat, was growing, and then flickered and seemed to recede.
    Part 1 (22% in)
  • Leon was already moving away, and as Cecilia and Paul Marshall followed him and converged on the gap in the thicket she said, "I'd rather have something bitter.
    Part 1 (28% in)
  • Everything converged.
    Part 2 (32% in)
  • The one-way flow of people with a single purpose, the constant self-important traffic in the air, the extravagant cloud advertising their destination, suggested to his tired but overactive mind some long-forgotten childhood treat, a carnival or sports event on which they were all converging.
    Part 2 (67% in)
  • Nettle cocked his head in the direction of the door and they began to converge on it.
    Part 2 (80% in)
  • Progress through the press of bodies was slow, and then, just as they converged, their way to the door was blocked by a tight wall of backs forming around one man.
    Part 2 (80% in)
  • The clarity of everything she saw or touched or heard was certainly not prompted by the fresh beginnings and abundance of early summer; it was an inflamed awareness of an approaching conclusion, of events converging on an end point.
    Part 3 (47% in)

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