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For this communication is an influx of the Divine mind into our mind.

A correspondent revolution in things will attend the influx of the spirit.

We hail with no alarm whatever the influx of colored men from the South.

He has got it into his head that the one thing to be afraid of is the influx of population.

Precautionary measures to be adopted against the influx of Chinese.

The influx of the Irish family into the Warren drove me out of it.

The influx of foreigners with their families was causing a shortage of houses and housing.

But the influx of visitors was not yet over for the evening.

Immediately after a battle, but too late for the exigency, there was an influx, then a lull.

The King's coming here will mean an influx of money into this country.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from French influx (1540s) or directly from Late Latin influxus "a flowing in," from past participle stem of influere "to flow in" (see influence). Originally of rivers, air, light, spiritual light, etc.; used of people from 1650s.

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