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- n. Plural form of trade wind.
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It functioned as a catalytic laser, oxidizing the passion that slept unaware in a violet, releasing the trade winds bottled up in orange peel; identifying by name and number the butterflies dissolved in chips of sandalwood and marrying them off, one by one, to the wealthy sons of musk.
In four minutes the upper margin of the deep-red orb that was the sun would edge above the horizon; and it would find a clear sky and a southeasterly breeze from the trade winds ruffling the low swell into lazy wavelets.
The trade winds that would carry them across the Indian Ocean were late that year, forcing the fleet to tarry almost a month at the island.