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While Paul Cézanne considered himself an Impressionist, he worked differently, his dabs emphasizing form as well as color, saying that he wanted to create pictures more “solid” than his Impressionist brethren were achieving.
Dry cleaning materials could damage the upholstery and affect the comfort level, and aside from dabbing it with mild soap and water and letting it air dry completely to remove stains, vacuuming is the only recommended form of cleaning.
Brits lost a dab of tax revenue and some pride, but at this point the country’s financial district is well intact.
Mitsubishi Cement Company wants to build a new warehouse and hauling facility along the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, which is smack dab in the middle of one of the environmental justice zones established under a 2017 state law.
Carol Chapin, vice president of research and development for Simple Green, which makes cleaning solutions, suggested wetting a cotton ball with acetone nail polish remover and dabbing that on the pitch to soften and remove it.
I had nearly a whole bag of cement left over from my dab at orchard renovation, and there were plenty of packing-boxes.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
I took out the plug and shook out the little dab of quicksilver, and set my teeth in.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
On one cheek he had a dab of jelly and his hand and shirt front were covered with broth.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
“I dab fuss,” cried Pompey, and he swam on to soon reach one of the boughs, and turn round to wait for me.
MASS' GEORGEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Captain Wass showed a resolve to quit pecking at the edges and make a dab at the center of the subject.

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