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Word: contiguous

Definition: adjacent to; touching upon


Sentences Containing 'contiguous'

where the house stands like a fungus in a muckheap, chambers for men horses, oxen, and swine, cleansed and uncleansed, all contiguous to one another!
He has already dug up all the garden two or three times to find the famous spring, and, being unsuccessful, he will soon purchase all the contiguous houses.
The baroness returned to the hotel with as much caution as Eugenie used in leaving it; she ran lightly up stairs, and with an aching heart entered her apartment, contiguous, as we know, to that of Eugenie.
Let all the different shades of that colour, except that single one, be placed before him, descending gradually from the deepest to the lightest; it is plain that he will perceive a blank, where that shade is wanting, and will be sensible that there is a greater distance in that place between the contiguous colours than in any other.
The thinking on any object readily transports the mind to what is contiguous; but it is only the actual presence of an object, that transports it with a superior vivacity.
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