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Still, Pig gives Cage “the time and space to be sincere once again, a rare experience for him and a rewarding one for us,” a performance that “shows that underneath the lazy mugging to the cheap seats, he’s still a soulful and careful actor.”
NICOLAS CAGE BRINGS HOME THE RAVE-REVIEW BACON IN ‘PIG’HILLARY DIXLER CANAVANJULY 14, 2021EATER
Her gang will be below playing cards or mugging-up or snoozing, and only two on deck seeing her home!
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
They were chortling, pointing at each other, mugging for the camera.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
I do know a certain amount about harmony already; I have been mugging it up for the last three years.
MICHAELE. F. BENSON
The shotgun squad keeps the riots, the mugging, and all the humbug out.
WARREN COMMISSION (11 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. XI (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Everyone admired Hill in a way, though the suspicion of “mugging” clung to him.
THE PLATTNER STORY AND OTHERSH. G. WELLS
An expression of genuine concern appeared under Ancose Mackey's solemn mugging.
TWO ON THE TRAILHULBERT FOOTNER
And his clowning and mugging made it impossible to play a legitimate scene with him, with any shadow of professional self-respect.
THE REAL ADVENTUREHENRY KITCHELL WEBSTER
For the rest she spent August and early September in "mugging up" the firm's business.
MRS. WARREN'S DAUGHTERSIR HARRY JOHNSTON
I've been mugging up that beastly drill, and can't remember a line of it.
THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING: ONE VOLUME EDITIONRUDYARD KIPLING
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MUGGING

  • burglary
  • crime
  • mugging
  • robbery
  • stickup
  • theft
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