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Another crash, which nearly shut up his spine like a telescope, told him that there were no wings.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
After his death crowds flocked to his grave to touch his holy monument, till the authorities caused the church yard to be shut.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The gnarled hands shut up into clenched fists, and the feeble voice trailed off in an agonized moan.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The Professor went straight home and shut himself up in his study.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Hilda suggested that the ticket-clerk should be interrogated, but the aperture of communication with him was shut.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
They were never shut till the king had been notified that all was well on the north, on the south, on the east, and on the west.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
I used to keep my eyes shut as much as possible, and try to fancy that I had never lost my arms.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
She took to staring out across the grounds again, and one hand drew up slowly till it was doubled into a tight-shut little fist.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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satorinoun | [suh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION