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Still, one can easily envision hordes clutching their dog-eared paperbacks of Inferno straining to find the flag.

It is, in short, the same old dog-eared Republican playbook with nary an acknowledgement that Obama just won reelection.

Accusing Washington of failure to work properly is one of the most dog-eared pages in the political playbook.

My father loved poetry and after his death I found several volumes, selectively dog-eared, with key parts underlined.

Then, in Cashmere one day, I met a fellow in a caravan, with a dog-eared book in his pocket.

A full hour after Darby's departure I ventured to open the little dog-eared volume which he had thrown upon my table.

Rising, he went to a shelf of battered, dog-eared books, and taking down an armful proceeded to strew the volumes upon the table.

A turned-down page, it is perhaps a little too dog-eared to be read over again, but we all like to compare notes.

She hurried away to some outlying part of the house, reappearing in a few minutes with a dog-eared bundle of sheets in her hand.


On this page you'll find 354 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dog-eared, such as: battered, broken-down, crumbling, damaged, decaying, and decrepit.

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