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A squib or two enforced edicts; a rocket set a constitution squarely on its feet.
He'll go off like a squib: and then he'll smoulder acridly and sceptically even against his own fire.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Rowlandson has taken the idea and fitted it to the purpose of an electioneering squib.
Such love must come to disaster; it is like a damp squib, it is never properly alight and fades out swiftly in noisy splutters.
WOMEN'S WILD OATSC. GASQUOINE HARTLEY
I told Arthur to leave out the former squib or paragraph and use only the Californian's Story.
Nothing brings back the past like a sound or a smell—even those of a penny squib!
THE MARTIANGEORGE DU MAURIER
It must be owned that they were decidedly daring, yet in the nature of damp-squib affairs, as it turned out.
A traveling primer or "go-devil squib" was then prepared as follows: A tin cone, 14 in.
It makes you feel as if you had had a squib exploded under your chair at a temperance meeting.
Like the sharp crack of a squib, the quick spit of a cat, the memory erupted and flung him back on his mental heels.
THE SHORT LIFEFRANCIS DONOVAN

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obnubilateverb (used with object) | [ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION