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It was a little on one side and gave the good clergyman a decidedly rakish appearance.
It sat on one side of her ill-kept head, giving her a singularly rakish and definite appearance.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He is a rakish looking fellow, dressed in smart but cheap clothing.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Captain Smith and his men knew who manned those long, low, rakish-looking frigates.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
He even sought an interview with Pappoose and asked her to describe the rakish traveler who had so unfavorably impressed her.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
But if I should, Jack, (with the strongest antipathy to the state that ever man had,) what a figure shall I make in rakish annals?
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
She was young, not much over twenty, was tolerably well dressed, and wore a derby hat with a decidedly rakish air.
But the rakish-looking steamer continued on her course, while the Bellevite had not moved since the first broadside.
Holm walked back to the office with his hat at a more than usually rakish angle, as was his way when in high spirits.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
The sun broke forth, and the rakish-looking brigantine appeared to have carried on all sail during the squall.

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