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“Wearing a mask means people can’t see my facial tics, and I love that,” said Pietra Pereira, 19, a student in San Diego.
HERE ARE THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE WEARING MASKS. AND NOT JUST BECAUSE THEY WANT TO AVOID COVID-19.PETULA DVORAKMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But never mind; I cal'late this p'tic'lar pup won't bite; I've pulled his teeth, I guess.
CAP'N ERIJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
Ornithoman′tic; Ornithoph′ilous, bird-fertilised; Or′nithopod, Ornithop′odous, having feet like a bird.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Periphras′tic, -al, containing or expressed by periphrasis or circumlocution.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Plethore′tic, Plethor′ic, -al, afflicted with plethora: superabundant: turgid.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Porismat′ic, -al; Poris′tic, -al, reducing a determinate problem to an indeterminate.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Accordingly, the same flaw, or St.-Vitus' tic, manifests itself ere long in another way.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
A tic is a useless, habitual spasm of a muscle imitating a once purposeful action.
APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY FOR NURSESMARY F. PORTER
He laughed, and went to the entrance to tic back the door-flap, which was whipping and snapping in the breeze.
THE MAGNETIC NORTHELIZABETH ROBINS (C. E. RAIMOND)

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