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So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Each picture bore a label, giving a true description of the once-honoured gem.
Haggard merely played for the excitement, and Spunyarn because it was a lesser bore to play than to look on.
He rose upon it, it was under him, he felt its lift and irresistible momentum; almost it bore him up the steps.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He bore a distinguished part in the war in South Carolina, and was closely identified with the early history of the state.
Whether in its public or private circumstances, all bore the marks of universal excommunication.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Her voice was stern; it bore to the girl's ears a subtle, unworded repetition of the threat the Marquise had already voiced.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
In spite of the huge dotation he received, the Marshal added this supposed slight to the many grudges he bore his master.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Wellington himself bore testimony to Soult's virtues, maintaining that of the Marshals he was second only to Massna.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON

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pulchritudinousadjective | [puhl-kri-tood-n-uhs, -tyood- ]SEE DEFINITION