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He was so possessed with the stand-up dream that he stole a mic stand from Radio Shack and a microphone from his school to practice with.
The children possessed themselves of the tent, and Mrs. Pontellier went over to join them.
Tausig possessed this repose in a technical way, and his touch was marvellous; but he never drew the tears to your eyes.
Aunt Ri, at her best estate, had never possessed a room which had the expression of this poor little mud hut of Ramona's.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He had not taken his nerves into consideration for the simple reason that he had never known that he possessed any.
Jean Baptiste possessed great personality, and to be near one was to effect that one with it.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
After all she, Hilda, possessed some mysterious characteristic more potent than the elegance and the goodness of Janet Orgreave.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
So far, except that he possessed an exceptionally charming voice, I had no chance of forming an opinion of my cousin's fiancé.
She possessed also a great and philosophic mind, and wrote an able defence of Locke.
It possessed the greatest interest and attraction for Edna; the envelope, its size and shape, the post-mark, the handwriting.

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION