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Soon she rose with a determined air and joined Austin by the window.

The Montenegrins declared war on Turkey and joined forces with Servia.

Mr. Horseman also joined the Conservatives in opposing the bill.

He has joined an ambulance corps that is going to the Front.

I was not solicitous to vindicate him when I was not joined in their reflection.

He has joined the Foreign Legion, and even now may be fighting.

And it was Larry that turned you agin' him after he come and joined us.

She joined in his laugh albeit, there was a tender look in her eyes.

The whittler and Yates got down from the bench, and joined the crowd outside.

In the corridor we were joined by Peggy and the florid young man whom I had seen with her.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from stem of Old French joindre "join, connect, unite; have sexual intercourse with" (12c.), from Latin iungere "to join together, unite, yoke," from PIE *yeug- "to join, unite" (see jugular). Related: Joined; joining. In Middle English, join sometimes is short for enjoin. Join up "enlist in the army" is from 1916. Phrase if you can't beat them, join them is from 1953.

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