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The test is still the same — a PCR test that involves a five-second swab in each nostril, not a deep poke back toward the brain.
She wore an old poke bonnet and carried a crooked stick, and there seemed to be a hump upon her back.
The hump-backed little figure with poke-bonnet and cane was chased out upon the broken landing.
"Mr. Mudge requires no hat where he is now," continued the doctor, stooping to poke the fire.
Whenever a potato lit up dangerously she gave it a poke into a new position.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
Because it's so much pleasanter, in a small library like this, to poke about by one's self—with the help of the librarian.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
With fifty dollars tucked away, I laid for her until out she came with a final poke in the ribs.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
I had to poke at her new coat in order to convince myself that it was not really a convict-clip, right close to the skin.
The Turk heard the derisive laugh, and he felt the tingling of his ear and the poke in his ribs.
So when the man woke, there was a poke beside him, and something into the inside of it that moved.

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