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

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They did not renew their singing, but perked their heads sideways and watched this strange thing popping out of the hollow limb.
BUMPER, THE WHITE RABBITGEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH
He perked on his toes, and fetched his hand from behind him to flourish it when his Murat came out.
Barney, and Old Jimmie as well, had perked up at the appearance of Barlow, as though at aid which had come just in time.
The artist smiled as he sketched in the jaunty quills of the hat, perked at just the right angle to make an effective picture.
MARY WARE'S PROMISED LANDANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
She perched her notebook on the desk of one crossed knee and perked her eyes up as alertly as a sparrow.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
It paused with head perked impudently on one side and its bright little eyes fixed on the big dog.
PRINCE JAN, ST. BERNARDFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
Mrs. Proudie perked herself up, feeling that some important piece of business was in hand.
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
So you must stoop to paint-pots, have daubs of reds, and yellows, and greys perked up against your nose for comparison.
On a window cornice across the street a tiny bird perked his head toward the sun and chirped noisily.
THE MISSION OF POUBALOVFREDERICK R. (FREDERICK RUSSELL) BURTON
Their silly-looking little triangular ears perked up and began twitching.
MAN OF MANY MINDSE. EVERETT EVANS

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pandiculationnoun | [pan-dik-yuh-ley-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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