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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A driving or running toward (a place).

Usage examples (10)
  • This interesting planet makes a very near appulse to Jupiter on the 16th at
  • This arises from the possible appulse of the comet to the planet Pallas, whose mass, being so small, would more sensibly be disturbed by such an appulse than the...
  • It may, then, be asserted with safety that the close appulse of a comet would not be attended with any fatal results; and that this security principally consists in its...
  • I have heard, that if these sublime genuises are wakened from their reveries by the appulse of external circumstances, they start, and exhibit all the perturbation and... for more
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