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Her eyes scanned the distant hills.
I could faintly hear the distant rumble of traffic.
The castle was four miles distant.
The elections are still five weeks distant.
One day, in the distant future, I might go and live abroad.
I expect to return in the not too distant future.
That lovely summer in Majorca already felt like a distant memory.
Violet was cold and distant.
He nodded slowly, a distant look in his eyes.
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