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Ward leaped like a startled rabbit, but the light speared him, held him.
A WORLD IS BORNLEIGH DOUGLASS BRACKETT
This time the flesh had not been devoured, but the poor beasts had, in every case, been speared.
But, to make good our proof, it might be necessary to spear a human being in the same way as Leiocritus was speared.
Mike the Angel watched the meters climb again as the ship speared away from the sun at an ever-increasing velocity.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
Mr. Slocum was shot dead; Mr. Tripp wounded, speared, and tomahawked; both were scalped.
He speared another small potato and paused, with fork suspended between mouth and plate.
DAVID DUNNEBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
The beam from his flash speared a path through the blackness—and he gasped at sight of what stood revealed.
Tongues of fire flared from the hole, speared to the ground and were deflected upward, cradling the metal ball in a wave of flame.
Stanley knew what this meant—that they were to be speared, when they approached it, like so many wild beasts.
STANLEY'S ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF AFRICAJOEL TYLER HEADLEY AND WILLIAM FLETCHER JOHNSON
But it was a kid opened out, made quite flat, and speared like a flat fan on a long iron stalk.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE

WORD OF THE DAY

Parnassianadjective | [pahr-nas-ee-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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