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The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
If those jaspers flash any part of the roll in the Territory before snowfall, I'll get them.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.

WORD OF THE DAY

obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION