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Our world would wobble more, our horizons would be crooked, and our shortest paths would be harder to find.
It didn’t look crooked or out of place, so I went ahead with my trip and my hiking.
He cited “the crooked Democratic machine,” which has been in decline for years.
In a town full of Bernini masterpieces, the modest jack-o-lanterns I sculpt—their crooked smiles and woefully off-center eyes—are hailed as true wonders.
I turned around and he grinned at me, his teeth as crooked as mine.
We continue along a trail sketched through the sand and bristling grasses until we arrive at a promising stand of old oaks with thick, crooked limbs.
They come to a halt suddenly, before a little huddling figure, with its face hidden in its arms, crouched beside a crooked rail.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
She wore an old poke bonnet and carried a crooked stick, and there seemed to be a hump upon her back.
Amy, who was strong and quick, reached over the gunwale of the canoe and seized upon the crooked figure.
Sometimes they would clamp a crooked stick between a grooved piece of sandstone and a flat bone.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP

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