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1‘the house has a lovely oak staircase and interior panelling’
inside, inner, internal, intramural
on the inside
2‘the interior basin deserts of the western United States’
inland, inshore, upcountry, non-coastal, inner, innermost, central
3‘he controlled the country's interior affairs’
internal, home, domestic, national, state, civil, local
4‘individuals are driven by interior forces’
inner, spiritual, mental, psychological, emotional, private, personal, intimate, secret, hidden
instinctive, intuitive, impulsive, involuntary, spontaneous
1‘a hatch led to the interior of the yacht’
inside, inner part, inner area, depths, recesses, bowels, belly
centre, middle, nucleus, core, heart
2‘he went on treks to the country's interior’
centre, heartland, hinterland
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