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She was waving a twig of lavender, and little Martha was making grabs at it, and laughing her gurgling laugh of babyish glee.
But they're rather babyish; you see they've always lived at home, and never had to depend on themselves at all.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
He thought Bob would not have thought much of him for it; it was rather babyish.
QUEENSLAND COUSINSELEANOR LUISA HAVERFIELD
Johnny sounded so babyish, so childlike, so affectionate, yet she felt that she could not speak of him as "John."
THE IMAGINARY MARRIAGEHENRY ST. JOHN COOPER
She stood an instant longer, then bending, ran her hand caressingly down a rosy bare leg, while she kissed the babyish red mouth.
A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOSTGENE STRATTON PORTER
It is eight years since he joined the battery—a woolly-coated babyish remount straight from an Irish dealer's yard.
SERVANTS OF THE GUNSJEFFERY E. JEFFERY
But after his eighth birthday that had been done away with, Miss Braithwaite considering it babyish.
LONG LIVE THE KINGMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Presently Portlaw began in a babyish-irritated voice: "I've buried the deuce and trey of diamonds, and blocked myself—"
THE FIRING LINEROBERT W. CHAMBERS
She wore a blue riding suit and a big Mexican hat like Jack's and her face looked very young and babyish under it.
A tendency to become spoiled, to pout, and to take out his resentments in babyish ways are the emotional weaknesses of this type.
HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE ON SIGHTELSIE LINCOLN BENEDICT AND RALPH PAINE BENEDICT

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