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afar

uh for

  • r  (old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distance; far
    we traveled afar
    we could see the ship afar off
    the Magi came from afar

  • His father looked on from afar with contempt.
News & Articles

  • THIS TOWN ROCKS!
    People local and from afar stop to sit and enjoy the new rocking chairs that are a part of 'The Little Town That Rocks' campaign. / Photos by Megan Bannerman
    June 21, 2013 - Black Mountain News
  • FBI: Men planned lethal X-ray
    Two New York state men have been charged in a bizarre plan to develop a mobile X-ray system that would be used from afar to silently kill people that they deemed "undesirable," federal officials said.
    June 20, 2013 - CNN
  • KKK member, accomplice created lethal X-ray system, FBI says
    Two New York state men have been charged in a bizarre plan to develop a mobile X-ray system that would be used from afar to silently kill people that they deemed "undesirable," federal officials said.
    June 20, 2013 - CNN
Quotes

  • Shane Warne in Times Online
    From afar it looked like he did a wonderful job as a coach [with England] and with Michael Vaughan he got the best out of a lot of players,Warne said. "He could do very well for Hampshire. They struggled in the first half of the year but...
  • Gianluigi Buffon in The Canadian Press
    Compared with how it is at 2,000 metres in Sestriere and 1,600 in Johannesburg, it moves a little slower here,Buffon said. "But when you see a shot from afar you certainly hear some deep breaths from the tribune. This ball goes and goes...
  • Doc Rivers in International Herald Tribune
    From afar, what I've never liked about the 2-3-2 is you fight all year to have Game 7 at home and Game 5 at home,Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. "Game 5 is taken away from you. We're had three huge Game 5s in the first three rounds. All of...

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