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She circled around him with her ears laid back, and when any one approached too near she unlimbered her heels for action.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
When the currant struck Twinkleheels he laid back his ears, dropped his head, and let fly with both hind feet.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
But he laid back upon the grass again with his hands clasped behind his head and his brow drawn down thoughtfully.
IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
He looked ugly to exaggeration, his ears laid back and his nostrils as big as crowns, and his teeth bared time and time.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Zoe gripped the kitten tighter, laid back her ears, closed her eyes, and leaped.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
The old sorrel came round "gauming," his ugly head thrown up, his great red mouth open, his ears laid back.
OTHER MAIN-TRAVELLED ROADSHAMLIN GARLAND
As they passed one of the chimneys, Ferral dropped the loop of the rope over its top, and laid back.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING RESCUESTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
She was laid back, then closed her beautiful eyes, and went to join her sisters!
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 5, NO. 3, MARCH, 1852VARIOUS
Somebody knelt down behind me, and I laid back my head, feeling very sick and faint, but entirely conscious.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
And the lynx, with ears laid back, watched Kazan and Gray Wolf as they began the invasion of the sand-bar.
KAZANJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LAID-BACK

  • comfortable
  • delayed
  • deliberate
  • dilatory
  • easy
  • free
  • gentle
  • laggard
  • laid-back
  • languid
  • lax
  • lazy
  • relaxed
  • restful
  • slack
  • slackened
  • slow
  • slow-moving
  • unhasty
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