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He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
"So that is Jim Poindexter, the bloody villain," muttered the boy between his set teeth, and nervously fingering his revolver.
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
A lurid spot on each cheek showed burning red through the bronze of his skin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I saw this girl, eight or nine years old, all benumbed and nothing but skin and bone.

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boondogglenoun | [boon-dog-uh l, -daw-guh l]SEE DEFINITION