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noun as in node

noun as in nodule

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Scouting Report: Size-wise, Bob Costas (Syracuse '74) is clearly the underdog next to Oscar-winner Burl "Big Daddy" Ives.

Burl Jasperson was a portly little man with legs too short for his bulging body, and clothes that were too tight.

By the end of the third week out, Burl Jasperson was afflicted by an almost intolerable tension.

He was gone a long time, thought Burl, and when at last he returned his feet were dragging more than ever.

Only Burl had a vague idea of taking something to some place to do something with it.

Burl's fellow-humans were preoccupied with the filling of their stomachs.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to burl, such as: bulge, bump, clot, growth, knob, and knot.

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