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glade

Synonyms for clearing

a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area

the act of removing solid particles from a liquid

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Here have I known the pigeon to fly for forty long years, and, till you made your clearings, there was nobody to skeart or to hurt them, I loved to see them come into the woods, for they were company to a body, hurting nothing
He went roaring and resentful; but in the very center of the clearing his voice was suddenly hushed and Tarzan saw the great head lower and flatten out, the body crouch and the long tail quiver, as the beast slunk cautiously toward the trees upon the opposite side.
Teeka, seeing that Tarzan had turned back toward the trees, had halted in the center of the clearing, and there she sat hugging her balu and casting suspicious glances here and there.
Moti Guj paid the white man the compliment of charging him nearly a quarter of a mile across the clearing and "Hrrumphing" him into his veranda.
The wind was blowing directly across the clearing between them, and Jane lost no time in putting herself downwind from the huge creature.
Before the clearing had been half crossed the Arabs opened up a withering fire from behind the palisade.
This time, in the middle of the clearing, he saw a small farmhouse.
Between her and her hand-press on the mountain clearing and him ordering his wine in the hotel was a difference of seven dollars and seventy-eight cents.
Standing all around the clearing were a good many cookstoves, ranges and grills, of all sizes and shapes, and besides these there were several kitchen cabinets and cupboards and a few kitchen tables.
Dozing in the shade he saw several men, while at the extreme outskirts of the clearing he occasionally caught glimpses of armed warriors apparently guarding the village against surprise from an attacking enemy.
The nearest house was quite a distance away, while his own stood in a clearing in the thick jungle which approached no where nearer than sixty feet.
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