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  • n. Plural form of vanishment.

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Examples

  • The sword-club struck — and on the floor lay the half body of a dwarf, writhing with vanishments and reappearings of legs and arms.

    The Moon Pool

  • However, the great subject of the happiness of Mr and Mrs Lammle must not be allowed to vanish with the other vanishments — with the vanishing of the murderer, the vanishing of Julius Handford, the vanishing of Lizzie Hexam, — and therefore Veneering must recall the present sheep to the pen from which they have strayed.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • In only three of these vanishments was there enough information available to con - struct a sensible hypothesis of what had happened to the ships, and in those three it appeared to have been a major accident of some kind-one of them a roaring, self-propagating engine-room explosion so unlikely according to theory that it shook Ertak all the way to his secret core; he promptly shut the Javelin!

    And all the Stars a Stage

  • The sword-club struck -- and on the floor lay the half body of a dwarf, writhing with vanishments and reappearings of legs and arms.

    The Moon Pool

  • However, the great subject of the happiness of Mr and Mrs Lammle must not be allowed to vanish with the other vanishments -- with the vanishing of the murderer, the vanishing of Julius Handford, the vanishing of

    Our Mutual Friend

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