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Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
I do not care very much how you censor or select the reading and talking and thinking of the schoolboy or schoolgirl.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
We make fast the doors of our lighted houses against the indigent and the hungry.
Primo de Rivera, who believed the rebellion to be fast on the wane, shipped back to Spain 7,000 troops.
That was because he was hungry, you see, but pigs nearly always eat fast, as though they were continually in a hurry.

WORDS RELATED TO FAST-TALKING

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hardscrabbleadjective | [hahrd-skrab-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION