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  • adj. Alternative spelling of far-off.


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  • It was so far off her personal awareness sensors that the obelisk was the first artifact Abramowitz had ever physically encountered from the planet, an admission she made somewhat sheepishly considering her role as a cultural specialist attached to the Starfleet Corps of Engineers.

    Creative Couplings

  • Not far off she saw the jagged skyline of East Shinjuku, lit with spangles of illumination, promising a new world order or something.

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  • Amongst the garbage disposal mishaps, bloody flaps of palm skin pressed into denim shirt, caked with wet dirt, suppressed howl, are the merely lonely baying wolf, in the far off corner beneath a wall mount for basic cable TV ...

    Sometimes You Get So Lonely

  • Susan and her four Koreans, Major Fujikawa, the paratroopers, all of them quietly converging on a neighborhood in northwest Tokyo, far off the tourist way, miles from the famous spots like the Ginza and Shinjuku and Ueno and Asakusa, a place without major shrines or nightclubs or department stores.

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  • Then in the setting sun the snow glowed rose-pink, the cloud crimsoned, and what looked in the ruddiness like molten lava poured down one flank all the way to the sea, some flow of ancient rock whose uniqueness had never been obliterated by sun, wind or blasts of sand from the far off African deserts.

    Morgan’s Run

  • The tinkling merriment of the party sounded very far off from this back room, with the ocean crashing outside the windows, and suddenly the idea of rejoining all those people felt overwhelming.

    Paradise Lost

  • As he had already come so far off his original path, he decided to move against Bessus from the south, through the lands of Drangiana and Arachosia.

    Alexander the Great

  • The veery, far off in the deep woods, sings a different, longer song.

    No More Words

  • It is probably not far off a hundred years old, and the seat, originally adzed and spokeshaved into shape, has been subtly worn, polished and rendered even more comfortable by generations of shifting bottoms.


  • After pounding the plate and shuffling his feet into an ever-wider stance, Woody swung at offerings that were so far off the dish even this umpire may have called them balls.

    Sluggers: Water, Water Everywhere


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