Entry: propinquous (adj.)
In context: "A couple Canadian and Nuck-owned stores mashed in here and there, between the propinquous Spanish three-dekcers, looking subjugated and exiled and etc."
Definition: A variant of propinquituous (adj.):
That is in propinquity (in various senses); nearby, close at hand.
SNOOT score: 2
Source: Oxford English Dictionary