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He said nothing in reply at first, but held down his head, and struggled with him silently.

It was the truth; John could not deny it; he held down his head and was silent.

Her head was held down and there was a little nervous tremor at her heart.

Roma's eyes were held down, her voice was agitated, she was scarcely able to speak.

These nuts should be turned up so that the battery is held down tight.

Gerald held down his head and muttered a half audible 'Yes.'

He held down the stun-pistol trigger and traversed the rushing men.

Julia was the only one who was held down to regular hours of practising, but they all played.

They said I chattered and screamed, and had to be held down in the bed.

He arrives there because he cannot be held down and remains as long as he proves his worth.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.