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Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it.Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr.
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Adverbaround (not comparable)
- In a circular formation.
- The jackals began to gather around.
- Along the edges; on every side, in all directions.
- There isn't another house here for miles around.
- In random places; aimlessly, with no real direction.
- There are too many kids in the town centre, just hanging around for hours.
- With circular motion; coming back to a particular place.
- Well, my luck's really turned around!
- (informal) Nearby, in the area.
- I'll see you around, mate.
- Defining a circle or closed curve containing.
- I planted a row of lillies around the statue.
- Following a path which curves near an object, with the object on the inside of the curve
- The road took a brief detour around the large rock formation, then continued straight.
- Near (also applicable to time).
- I left my keys somewhere around there.
- I left the house sometime around 10:00.
- At various places in.
- The pages from the notebook were scattered around the room.
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