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Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
They ran side by side across the yard to a roofed flight of steps that led to the printing-office.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
He was holding his big head high in the air, like a giraffe, and gazing proudly about him as he ran.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
This road ran north and south, and nearly in front of where he lay another road entered it, coming in from the west.
Juan de Messa lost his head, and ran down stairs, thinking that his safety lay there.
As soon as he was in it Squinty ran over to the trough, hoping there would be some sour milk in it.
Was she merely an egoist—it ran in the family—or did it conceal much that she had no intention of revealing?
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON

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oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION