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far

adjective back, beyond the eye, beyond the horiion, distant, far away, far back, far off, further, in the dissance, inaccessible, miles away, out of reach, out of sight, out of the way, outlying, remote, removed, too distant, too far, too far away, too far removed, unapproachable
Associated concepts: far apart for purposes of settlement
See also: inaccessible, obscure, remote
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"Why are you all so gay, dear birds?" she asked, as their cheerful voices sounded far and near; "is there a festival over the earth, that all is so beautiful and bright?"
A gallant scalp-lock, which would probably not have been spared had the Doctor himself been consulted in the matter, was all that remained of an exuberant, and at that particular season of the year, far from uncomfortable head of hair.
I am far from supposing that all difficulties are removed on the view here given in regard to the range and affinities of the allied species which live in the northern and southern temperate zones and on the mountains of the intertropical regions.
But so far as I might know it was as good for our purpose as another, and so I returned to the tree for Tars Tarkas.
On the far beach by the little cabin Tarzan heard the faint echoes of the conflict and knowing that something was seriously amiss among the tribe he hastened rapidly toward the direction of the sound.
Somewhere near by lay the mouth of a treacherous fissure, and far down at its icy bottom lay all that was mortal of my old friend, Abner Perry.
He paused to point at the far shore, and resumed his paddling, at the same time uttering loud and encouraging cries.
Yet Dorothy felt a sort of joyous excitement in defying the storm, and while she held fast to the railing she peered around through the gloom and thought she saw the dim form of a man clinging to a mast not far away from her.
It looked as if Geppetto, though far away from the shore, recognized his son, for he took off his cap and waved also.
To his surprise, he felt nothing behind the masonry he had removed as far as his long arm could reach.
To separate Edward and Elinor was as far from being her object as ever; and she wished to show Mrs.
In 1855, Brun-Rollet, a native of Savoy, appointed consul for Sardinia in Eastern Soudan, to take the place of Vaudey, who had just died, set out from Karthoum, and, under the name of Yacoub the merchant, trading in gums and ivory, got as far as Belenia, beyond the fourth degree, but had to return in ill-health to Karthoum, where he died in 1857.