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Synonyms for corner

exclusive control or possession

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Synonyms for corner

a place off to the side of an area

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the point where two lines meet or intersect

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an interior angle formed by two meeting walls

the point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect

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a temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade

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a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible

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a projecting part where two sides or edges meet

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a remote area

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(architecture) solid exterior angle of a building

gain control over

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force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape

turn a corner

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References in classic literature ?
The kick that Greaser's got is something God-awful," Danny gasped in his corner to his adviser while his handlers worked frantically over him.
A silly love affair as likely as not," he continued monotonously, his thin lips writhing between the ill-omened sunk corners.
Major Griggs hurried down to the corner, and up the avenue into Billy's place.
By this time, Master George had arrived at that pass to which even a boy can come (under uncommon circumstances, when he really could not eat another morsel), and, therefore, he was at leisure to notice the pile of woolly heads and glistening eyes which were regarding their operations hungrily from the opposite corner.
stormed Rebecca "I wouldn't have minded standing in the corner alone--that is, not so very much; but I couldn't bear standing with him.
At first Mary thought that there were no lights at all in the windows, but as she got out of the carriage she saw that one room in a corner upstairs showed a dull glow.
These, however, were only the exceptions required to prove the rule that the sparrows in the plane-tree behind the house, and the echoes in the corner before it, had their own way from Sunday morning unto Saturday night.
Now, as the girl was sitting at her distaff, weeping bitterly because she could not spin, she heard the sound of hundreds of little feet, and from every hole and corner in the hut mice came pattering along the floor, squeaking and saying:
So, with the cunning of a madman, I backed into the far corner of my cell when next I heard him approaching and gathering a little slack of the great chain which held me in my hand I waited his coming, crouching like some beast of prey.
Then I went to the corner of the enclosure and stared inland at the green bush that had swallowed up Moreau and Montgomery.
Now, I am living out my life in my corner, taunting myself with the spiteful and useless consolation that an intelligent man cannot become anything seriously, and it is only the fool who becomes anything.
Caderousse approached him just as Danglars, whom Fernand seemed most anxious to avoid, had joined him in a corner of the room.
His idea of bringing the Emersons to Windy Corner struck her as decidedly good, and she carried through the negotiations without a hitch.
The younger sat in a corner and listened with the rest of them, and could not imagine what they could mean.
Statisticians have estimated that if all the grandmothers alone who perished between the months of September and April that season could have been placed end to end, they would have reached from Hyde Park Corner to the outskirts of Manchester.