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He fished in his pockets for money, but Viviette checked him.

Gen. Marion had rallied a troop there, and checked the pursuit.

She had nearly said a place of safety, but checked herself in time.

"But he told me——" she began, then became aware of her indiscretion, and checked herself.

She checked herself abruptly and took the paper from his hand.

As he turned he saw something that checked his futile anger.

It was on my tongue to add: "and the other studies don't matter," but I checked the words.

And Mr. Price said that though folly was incidental to Alfred's years, it must be checked.

The diffident took heart before him, and the presumptuous were checked.

They were about to cheer, but he checked it with the simple gesture of a raised hand.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "ornamented with a checkered design," past participle adjective from check (v.2).

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