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They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Leaves of a lanceolate form are the largest, and the shape of those found on most varieties of the American plant.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Well, thinks I, this is no joke sure, at this lick I'll have family enuff to do me in a few years.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Microscopically, they are yellow or reddish-brown crystals, which differ greatly in size and shape.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Here the Goat, who evidently was not yet quite started, inquired, "Must all the halves be of the same shape?"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
He was Honour's self, till he brought the serpent to his bosom, in the shape of his perfidious son.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Some cheap food was presented to the printer in the shape of potatoes, with which his windows were smashed.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Though this room was of the same size and shape, it was very different from that of the Comtesse.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
When his eyes grew accustomed to his surroundings he made out the shape of a native boat moored beneath the wall.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He wasn't the style of man that I'd care to stir up trouble with, judging from his size and the shape of his head.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LICK INTO SHAPE

  • accustoming
  • breaking
  • breaking in
  • exercising
  • getting into shape
  • habituating
  • honing
  • instructing
  • lick into shape
  • practicing
  • rehearsing
  • teaching
  • tune up
  • walking through
  • working out
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