horizon


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horizon

noun border, boundary, field of view, field of vision, prospect, range, range of vision, realm, skyline, view, vista
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The lieutenant had taken up the glass and examined the horizon steadfastly, going and coming, stamping his foot and showing more nervous agitation than his superior officer.
No; I was not the object of this hatred, for he was not looking at me; his eye was steadily fixed upon the impenetrable point of the horizon.
The sea stretched away to the south-west, to rise into a sharp bright horizon against the wan sky.
Toward evening, the doctor calculated that the balloon had not made twenty miles during that whole burning day, and a heated gloom closed in upon it, as soon as the sun had disappeared behind the horizon, which was traced against the sky with all the precision of a straight line.
And by a mechanical movement, the skipper put aside the telescope, and the pursuing ship, relegated to the horizon, appeared again in its true aspect.
This has been an incredibly exciting time for us, both as members of the booming real estate industry and principals of our own title agency," said Susan May, who with partners Fern Epstein and Mindy Simon optimistically chose the name Horizon ("because the sky's the limit") just a year ago.