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With his boyish good looks, trendy sweatshirts and the plentiful f-bombs with which he peppered his jokes, Faruqui appeared to fit right in with his privileged middle-class audience.
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
During my two years here I yearned for God in my boyish way as perhaps I have never yearned for anything since.
Usually in high spirits, he often displayed a boyish playfulness that resembled the gambols of a big good-natured dog.
She could not even join in this boyish old fellow's hurraying; yet looking on her happy face, he was quite satisfied.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
I would live my life not to excite her suspicions or jealousy, said the artist, with boyish enthusiasm and simplicity.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
In truth, he was evidently quite recovered, entirely himself again, except that he was less boyish.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
How many times his irresistibly boyish manner had forced from her words that she had afterward sorely regretted!
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
His lean boyish body gleamed, arms and legs brown from much swimming under peaceful summer suns.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
For at least five minutes he stood without moving, his whole face softened into a boyish wistfulness.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER

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