Sunday morning she was stiff and tired.
He rose and stretched, stiff and weak but healed.
His body was stiff, as if he wasn't used to hugging her.
Damian twisted, surprised to find his body stiff with the simple movement.
Deidre grunted at how stiff her legs were.
Romas ignored her and grabbed Kiera, pulled her away to face him, and gave her a stiff shake.
She braided her hair to keep the stiff sea breeze from tossing curls in her face and squinted upward again.
The atmosphere felt stiff and formal, as if this was not part of their routine.
The tension of the stiff forms in the foyer was overwhelming.
She stepped closer to Alex, her hands balled into fists at the end of stiff arms.
The movement brought a painful awareness of how stiff her muscles were becoming.
It was bandaged and stiff, but no pain.
The boy blushed, appeared conflicted, and at last gave a stiff nod.
At the familiar voice and stiff order, she struggled into a sitting position.
But instead of being greeted with pleasure as she had expected, at his first glance at her his face assumed a cold, stiff, proud expression she had not seen on it before.
It looked as stiff and formal as his hacienda did.
They have a kind of short kilt, stiff, made of black wool, with a band from back to front between the legs; under this they wear short linen trousers, which come a little below the knee, and black woollen leggings with boots.
He is informed that the people to whom he is sent are rebellious and stiff-necked (this indicates his opinion of the people, and gives the keynote of the following discourses); he is appointed watchman to warn men when they sin, and is to be held responsible for the consequences if he fail in this duty.
The sensory cells are slender epithelial cells, often with a cilium or stiff protoplasmic process, and should perhaps be regarded as the only ectoderm-cells which retain the primitive ciliation of the larval ectoderm, otherwise lost in all Hydrozoa.
(After Hertwig.) bearing at its free upper end a stiff bristle and running out at its base into a nerve-fibre; (3) concrement-cells, which produce intercellular concretions, so-called oto liths.
Frbs which occur on particular dry kinds of soil, such as lime- rf one rocks, stiff clay, and so forth (Warming, 1909: 289).
The mosaics of the 5th century, in the dome, are the earliest and perhaps the finest at Ravenna for their splendid decorative effect and rich colouring, and are less stiff and conventional than the later mosaics.
Circlet and arches are richly chased and jewelled; they are filled out by a cap of stiff material, often red velvet, ornamented with pictures in embroidery or appliqué metal.
A trench was dug in the soft upper mud until the stratum of stiff blue clay was reached.
She knocked his hand away and headed for the house in a stiff jointed hobble.
I realized booze wasn't the recommended wash-down with my pain medication but I wasn't driving any farm equipment and I really needed a stiff drink.
Her body was stiff from her father's blows, her blood racing.
The next morning, Sofia awoke stiff and cold on the bathroom floor.
Her face was stiff and blue while her hair was hot pink.
Mary was forced to impose taxation which met with violent resistance, especially in 1539 from the stiff-necked town of Ghent.
The oak grows most luxuriantly on deep strong clays, calcareous marl or stiff loam, but will flourish in nearly any deep well-drained soil, excepting peat or loose sand; in marshy or moist places the tree may grow well for a time, but the timber is rarely sound; on hard rocky ground and exposed hillsides.
P, Pistillate, s, staminate flowers; h, sterile flowers forming a circlet of stiff hairs closing the mouth of the chamber formed by the lower part of the spathe.
In the great continental basin there are long lines with easy gradients and curves, while in the Allegheny and Rocky Mountains the gradients are stiff, and the curves numerous and of short radius.
The hornbeam thrives well on stiff, clayey, moist soils, into which its roots penetrate deeply; on chalk or gravel it does not flourish.
It represented the goddess, standing in the stiff archaic style, holding a spear in her right hand, in her left a distaff and spindle or a shield.
The silver fir flourishes in a deep loamy soil, and will grow even upon stiff clay, when well drained - a situation in which few conifers will succeed.
The plates, which show no improvement in execution on those of Martinet, are after drawings by Huet and Pretre, the former being perhaps the less bad draughtsman of the two, for he seems to have had an idea of what a bird when alive looks like, though he was not able to give his figures any vitality, while the latter simply delineated the stiff and dishevelled specimens from museum shelves.
Notwithstanding its name it only contains eighty plates, but of them forty-two, all by Pretre and in his usual stiff style, represent birds.
Everything visible was made of wood, and the scene seemed stiff and extremely unnatural.
Beside him was Simon Chekmar, his personal attendant, an old horseman now somewhat stiff in the saddle.
When the count returned, Natasha was impolitely pleased and hastened to get away: at that moment she hated the stiff, elderly princess, who could place her in such an embarrassing position and had spent half an hour with her without once mentioning Prince Andrew.
His face again resumed its former stiff and cold expression.
Alondra would have been stiff and formal no matter what she wore.
He began massaging the stiff muscles.
In Plotus, the snakebird, the pyloric chamber of the stomach is beset with a mass of hair-like stiff filaments which permit nothing but fluid to pass into the duodenum.
She was too stiff for him to move.
The men around her offered stiff bows.
You might need a stiff drink or two.
It was frustrating, but the only thing she was accomplishing with this interrogation was making their conversation stiff and formal.
The outer opening of the ear is, with rare exceptions, concealed by feathers, which are often rather stiff, or modified into bristles.
The correspondence was stiff and formal and said little, certainly nothing about the town of Ouray and was totally absent any tidbits of historical nature.
Three or four miles from town, the roadway opened and he slowed, allowing the warmth of the day to soak into his stiff body.
Only in the last year had his sister started writing, and it was always stiff and formal.
We have to get you a good stiff drink and a stomach full of food.
She sank to a bench and sipped on her coffee, letting its warmth invaded her body and relax her stiff muscles.
They are magnificent evergreen trees, with apparently whorled branches, and stiff, flattened, pointed leaves, found in Brazil and Chile, Polynesia and Australia.
Even in the days before my teacher came, I used to feel along the square stiff boxwood hedges, and, guided by the sense of smell would find the first violets and lilies.
In the years when she was growing out of childhood, her style lost its early simplicity and became stiff and, as she says, "periwigged."
The suspended cord brushed his shoulder and he could close his eyes and still see the protruding tongue, the open, frightened eyes, a body stiff and absent of life.
She leaned back against the tree, her back stiff with anxiety.
He kneaded the stiff muscles of her neck.
Daniela crossed her arms and gave a stiff nod.
Her face felt stiff, as if all the blood had drained from it.
Relax. You're as stiff as a board.