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emerge
used in Oryx and Crake

3 uses
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Definition
to come out, or to appear
  • She emerged finally, her hair braided now and still damp, and was introduced, and shook Jimmy's hand with her own small hand.
    p. 310.9
  • He emerges into a bright oblong space.
    p. 270.0
  • Enter Oryx as a young girl on a kiddie-porn cite, flowers in her hair, whipped cream un her chin; or, Enter Oryx as a teenage news item, sprung from a pervert's garage; or, Enter Oryx, stark naked and pedagogical in the Crakers' inner sanctum; or, Enter Oryx, towel around her hair, emerging from the shower, or, Enter Oryx, in a pewter-grey silk pantsuit and demure half high heels, carrying a briefcase, the image of a professional Compound globewise saleswoman?
    p. 307.9

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