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A look of passion came into the face of the watching boy, and again he fingered his revolver.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Indeed, to turn over his concertos, and see how he has fingered them alone, is enough to make you dizzy.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Johnny the Itch fingered away sweat that rolled down from under his fedora and nodded obediently.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
How could this be done so that our clothing would be made water-tight and yet not be sticky in summer or stiff in winter?
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
The sheets of rubber from which the uppers and soles are cut are at this stage of the work plastic and very sticky.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Nothing more innocent-appearing yet more villainously sticky have I ever before encountered.
MRS. RAFFLESJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
"These, madam," said I, handing her a small plush bag into which I had poured the "salvage" taken from my sticky palms.
MRS. RAFFLESJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Presently fingers came in contact with certain matter, which was thick and sticky to the touch.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
He fingered the gold cross upon his breast—she had given it to him two years before.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
His trouser leg was sticky red where the wound in his leg had soaked through the handkerchief.
TIME ENOUGH AT LASTLYN VENABLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO STICKY-FINGERED

  • crooked
  • cunning
  • dishonest
  • fraudulent
  • furtive
  • kleptomaniacal
  • larcenous
  • light-fingered
  • pilfering
  • piratic
  • plunderous
  • predatory
  • rapacious
  • secretive
  • sly
  • spoliative
  • stealthy
  • sticky-fingered
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