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Then the door opened, the portiere was swept aside, and Anselme announced "Monsieur de Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
In withdrawing aside sorrow remaineth: and the substance of the poor is according to his heart.
He glanced aside, and saw an exceedingly pretty, dark face, which looked vaguely familiar.
The motherly woman received the babe instinctively and cast aside the travelling-rug in which he was enveloped.
It stands at one extreme of our currency, with a dollar of gold set aside behind each dollar of paper.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The machine penetrated everywhere, thrusting aside with its gigantic arm the feeble efforts of handicraft.
He laid it upon the floor, and took out a plaster mask, and brushing and blowing off the saw-dust, held it up.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He stood aside, and bending from the waist he made a sweeping gesture towards the door with the hand that held his hat.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
When we got down into the bottom Mac turned aside to the deep-worn trail and glanced sharply down at the ruts.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION