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pushing

pushing Sentence Examples

  • Alex placed his hands on her shoulders, gently pushing her back.

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  • The soldiers dragged it awkwardly from the post and began pushing it into the pit.

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  • Was she pushing the good-kid, bad-kid behavior, the line between right and wrong, a bit too far?

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  • "And let him know that I will do so!" said Napoleon, rising and pushing his cup away with his hand.

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  • Like two bull Elk, they were each so focused on pushing the other back that they had forgotten anyone else existed.

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  • And the soldier, pushing away a little dog that was jumping up at him, returned to his place and sat down.

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  • She jumped up, pushing them all away, darting for the bathroom with a hand over her mouth.

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  • Was she pushing the good-kid, bad-kid behavior, the line between right and wrong, a bit too far?

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  • "Go," he said, pushing her toward her awaiting bodyguard.

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  • "No, of course not!" she snapped, pushing at him.

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  • "Go," he said, pushing her toward her awaiting bodyguard.

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  • He growled in response and nipped her neck, pushing her away roughly.

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  • The factors that enable us to solve for and eliminate disease are getting better all the time, like wind at our back, pushing us forward.

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  • "Back!" cried Simon to a borzoi that was pushing forward out of the wood.

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  • Pushing the thought from her mind, she focused on Allen's visit last night.

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  • "We're cool," he said, pushing himself away from the doorframe.

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  • You are so damn stubborn, Damian snapped, pushing her door open.

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  • He eased into her body at first then made love to her hungrily, relentlessly pushing her deeper into the haze of pleasure and desire, until she arched beneath him, her body on the verge of shattering.

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  • He growled in response and nipped her neck, pushing her away roughly.

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  • He kept pushing me away, she said.

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  • Wynn paced to the desk in one corner, pushing the papers around with frustration.

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  • He eased into her body at first then made love to her hungrily, relentlessly pushing her deeper into the haze of pleasure and desire, until she arched beneath him, her body on the verge of shattering.

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  • The sumach (Rhus glabra) grew luxuriantly about the house, pushing up through the embankment which I had made, and growing five or six feet the first season.

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  • But in spite of this he continued to struggle desperately forward, and from between the backs of those in front he caught glimpses of an open space with a strip of red cloth spread out on it; but just then the crowd swayed back--the police in front were pushing back those who had pressed too close to the procession: the Emperor was passing from the palace to the Cathedral of the Assumption--and Petya unexpectedly received such a blow on his side and ribs and was squeezed so hard that suddenly everything grew dim before his eyes and he lost consciousness.

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  • "Puff! puff!"--and two clouds arose pushing one another and blending together; and "boom, boom!" came the sounds confirming what the eye had seen.

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  • "I daresay you would like to bind me!" shouted the publican, pushing away the men advancing on him, and snatching his cap from his head he flung it on the ground.

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  • Those standing in front, who had seen and heard what had taken place before them, all stood with wide-open eyes and mouths, straining with all their strength, and held back the crowd that was pushing behind them.

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  • Isn't the road wide enough? said he, turning to a man behind him who was not pushing him at all.

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  • Natasha! she shrieked, pushing those around her away.

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  • Pushing through some sumac that she thought bordered the clearing where the building stood, she squinted up at the sun.

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  • An hour later she was pushing a pizza in the oven when Yancey walked in.

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  • Then they were locked in a passionate embrace, seeking and finding the love they had been pushing aside for so long.

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  • There's no point in pushing yourself until you drop.

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  • He ducked under the water and came up, wiping the water from his eyes and pushing his hair back.

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  • Cynthia picked at her food, pushing it around the plate more than anything else.

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  • Betsy, I'm not going to explain the facts of life to a guy pushing forty!

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  • She withdrew then touched him again, this time pushing the energy she'd absorbed—and her own—into him.

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  • "You don't have to worry, kiri," he said, pushing the door to her room open.

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  • "You don't have to worry, kiri," he said, pushing the door to her room open.

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  • But the pulling of them apart and pushing them together again was only a sleight-of-hand trick.

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  • Pushing this to its logical extreme: What if everything you did was digitally remembered?

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  • Parents whose children are in the military generally aren't the ones hawkishly pushing for war.

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  • They have got to live a man's life, pushing all these things before them, and get on as well as they can.

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  • He'd sworn to protect her, even while pushing her away.

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  • He'd sworn to protect her, even while pushing her away.

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  • Something was pushing its way through the bushes.

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  • Pushing the plate aside so the food would cool, he began slicing the rest of the roast.

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  • With long strides, he started toward her, pushing his way through the crowd.

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  • Once he did, he moved to the back yard where mother was pushing her gleeful young son on a large wooden swing set.

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  • My husband did a lot of work fixing the settings on when Annie died and kept pushing Howie.

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  • I can see where the local law enforcement people wouldn't be thrilled with these folks looking over their shoulder and pushing them.

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  • I was dialing my wife to tell her when Martha and Quinn came in the office, pushing a baby carriage with Claire smiling beneath her blankets.

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  • After ten minutes of pushing back branches, I spotted the back of a pop up trailer.

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  • Pushing the cabinet closed, she jumped to find the stranger so close.

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  • He refused to release her, instead pushing her into a painful run up the beach, over the sandbags, and out of immediate danger.

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  • She recoiled, pushing herself against the couch.

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  • Darian stirred, pushing himself farther into the corner.

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  • He's good at pushing people away.

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  • That would be a hoot, pushing my cart in a black cape!

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  • She unfastened the belt of her robe and hunched up, pushing it aside, letting it fall open just enough to expose an uninterrupted line of flesh from between her breasts, and down her torso and leg.

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  • Pushing that stupid cart, he's probably not even to Ridgway yet.

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  • He could picture the vampire-shrouded traveler pushing his grocery cart, happy to have the extra covering on this mountain morning.

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  • Dean rose to his feet and went over to the officer, gently pushing her down to a sitting position.

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  • Pushing himself away from the book that would reveal nothing he sought, he went to the small, square window overlooking the stone structure of the Sanctuary.

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  • He did it by pushing the only button that seemed to work on the deity.

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  • Sensing her alarm, Darkyn's mate turned and took the arm of the girl behind her, pushing her towards the black door to Hell.

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  • Pushing that part of the issue aside, she focused on the real problem.

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  • Pushing the moment to the recesses of her mind where she could cherish it another time, she smiled up at him, lightening to his mood.

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  • In only about five or ten minutes, the mare was groaning and lying on her side, pushing hard.

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  • When the mare began pushing again, he pulled down gently, twisting the foal a little.

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  • One night he woke her out of a sound sleep by pushing at her.

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  • Pushing the door open with his foot, he dropped the contents of his arms on the bed and opened the dresser drawers.

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  • He cleared it, pushing aside the haze of alcohol and the pain he sensed but didn't understand the source of.

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  • The kids were talking to her, but she had trouble focusing on anything outside of keeping the buzzing in her ears from pushing her beyond tunnel-vision into the darkness.

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  • Pushing herself up, Deidre was amazed at the size and furnishings of the room.

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  • I'm pushing you to broaden your perspective.

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  • Or about pushing Deidre away when she needed to be by his side to keep her safe.

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  • The train lurched forward, the gentle hum of electricity soon pushing her into a near-doze, until the train lurched to a halt.

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  • She saw the white of his knuckles as he gripped her shoe hard and sensed she was pushing a wild animal.

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  • The three creatures continued to hunt through the fallen, sometimes eating, most of the times pushing body parts aside in search of something.

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  • You cannot be here, the first woman said, pushing Rhyn toward the door.

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  • "Tell me why, Rhyn," she ordered, pushing him to face her.

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  • I'll come get you in a minute, Megan said, pushing a door open near the end of the hall.

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  • She tossed her hair over one shoulder and walked to him, pushing him toward the door.

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  • "Jackass," she muttered, pushing him again.

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  • Only then did she venture closer to where they.d been and snag a small box smoothly from the shelf, pushing it under everything else to the bottom of the bag.

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  • Dean often thought if Janet O'Brien were pushing a grocery cart containing all of her belongings, she wouldn't seem out of place.

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  • It's pushing two o'clock in the morning.

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  • She turned and began pushing them out of the room and closing the door.

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  • He tried to turn and raise himself to a sitting position while pushing her away, but she held back his arm in a strong grip and locked a crooked arm about his neck.

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  • Cynthia Dean kept pushing away all other thoughts from his tattered mind.

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  • It's pushing three weeks now and I hardly ever get the shakes anymore.

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  • Your age is pushing the envelope—" "Careful...." she smiled.

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  • Most women on a first date would order a piece of fish or even a salad and end up pushing it around their plate.

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  • From the corner of her eye she saw the gray truck pushing a trail down the drive and dodged out of its path, completely forgetting about the stump hidden under the snow.

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  • She limped toward the house, pushing away the helping arm Alex offered.

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  • He blinked and caught his breath, gently pushing her away.

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  • Pushing each other aside, they buried their beaks in the water and lifted their heads, eyeing her suspiciously as the water trickled down their throats.

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  • But you kept... keep, pushing me away.

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  • Lana squirmed in his bear hug, pushing them closer to the edge.

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  • "Move, Elise," the general snapped, pushing the guard commander away.

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  • He glared at her, then unbuttoned his tac gear, pulling his arms free and pushing it down to his waist to reveal the dark T-shirt beneath.

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  • "Lana, stop it," Elise groaned, pushing her away.

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  • He kept his hands behind his back and tasted her, enjoyed her, tested her without pushing either of them over the edge.

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  • He snatched her, though instead of pushing her away, he wrapped his arms around her and kissed her, deep and hard.

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  • "Are you all right?" she asked, pushing herself up.

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  • The hand pushing against his side was covered in warm blood, and Lana's panic increased as Brady's body began to relax.

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  • You'd be pushing it with five.

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  • Rhyn considered how he might use the demon, as he had once before.  He didn't answer, pushing the door open to the cell block.  Nearly all the cells were empty.  "Where is everyone?" he asked.

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  • He slipped the motel key in the left shoe and then rolled each sock, pushing it into its corresponding shoe.

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  • The room key was in his raincoat pocket and he managed to pull it out with two fingers and fit it into the lock, pushing the door open with his shoulder.

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  • Fred took little time with his preamble before pushing for­ward.

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  • Carmen looked down, pushing an indecent thought away.

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  • And you wouldn't think of pushing your morals down someone else's throat.

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  • Pushing the thought from her mind, she released her seat belt and opened the door without waiting for him.

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  • He shook his head, pushing away from the tree.

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  • After supper she washed dishes, pushing him aside when he offered to help.

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  • Forcing her leg down, she slid her hands down to his chest, gently pushing him away.

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  • "I didn't say that," he said, pushing her plate toward her and reaching for his coffee.

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  • Katie dashed off and was back seconds later, frantically pushing it firmly into place.

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  • All this time they had waited, pushing away passion and desire.

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  • "Hello sugar," he said, pushing the door shut.

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  • "Right after you got back," she corrected, pushing aside the irritation.

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  • I'm the one who's been pushing to adopt a baby.

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  • You've been pushing me away.

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  • "Now, take it easy," the nurse said, gently pushing Carmen back on the pillows.

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  • The indecision was back in his expression, pushing away that feeling of security.

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  • Dustin darted in front of her, pushing his way through the crowd.

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  • She had to keep pushing him away, or she wasn't the only one who'd probably end up dead in a few days.

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  • If you knew the one I plan on pushing you down—and I will manipulate the fate of a selfish creature like you—you'd be running out of here screaming.

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  • Last night had brought him no closer to figuring out why she was pushing him away, though he'd begun to realize his body's response to her was endangering his own resolve not to be involved with anyone else ever again.

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  • His magic filled the air, shoving between Bianca and Xander and pushing her away.

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  • He held out his hand to Charles, pushing the location into his mind.

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  • He released her and clenched her wrist once more, pushing back her sleeve.

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  • She opened the single wardrobe, pushing the doors open enough for the room's light to illuminate the contents.

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  • Pushing herself up, she listened.

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  • "Go!" she said, pushing him playfully.

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  • Pushing the thought from her mind, she headed down to the barn.

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  • Her fingers slid off the phone, pushing it closer to the edge.

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  • The only way he's going to get rid of me is with a foot on my backside pushing me out the door – and then I'll leave fingernail marks in the door jamb.

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  • You've been pushing yourself too hard and it's all catching up with you.

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  • And then he was gently pushing her away.

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  • So he nudged the scales back in the right direction, sometimes pushing evil, sometimes good, sometimes pissing off both.

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  • She was already pushing her way in.

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  • One day someone is going to sue you for sure! she objected, pushing at the arm locked around her body with her good hand.

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  • She shifted, pushing herself up on her elbow to gaze into his eyes.

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  • "Not if her heart's stopped," Eden said, pushing at his shoulder.

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  • Pushing herself up, she caught her reflection in an oval, stand alone mirror with innately carved wood.

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  • The short screw whose divided milled head is shifts the zero of the micrometer by pushing, without turning, the short sliding rod whose flat end forms the point d'appui of the micrometer screw at I.

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  • 1749), who, gradually pushing westward from Lake Superior, reached Lake Winnipeg in 1733, and in the following year built a fort not far from the present Fort Alexander.

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  • A portion of one of the expeditions he despatched, under Juan de Ayolas, pushing up the Paraguay, is said to have reached the south-east districts of Peru, but while returning laden with booty, was attacked by the Payagua Indians, and every man perished.

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  • When the pressure on one side of the diaphragm thus becomes greater than that on the other, work may be done at the expense of heat in pushing the diaphragm, and the operation carried on with continual gain of work until the gases are uniformly diffused.

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  • As the supremacy of Rome extended itself Roads, over Italy, the Roman road system grew step by step, each fresh conquest being marked by the pushing forward of roads through the heart of the newly-won territory, and the establishment of fortresses in connection with them.

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  • In the bulky forms colorless branches frequently grow out from some of the cortical cells, and, pushing among the already-formed threads in a longitudinal direction, serve to strengthen the thallus by weaving its original threads together.

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  • In foreign affairs Catherine devoted her attention mainly to pushing forward the Russian frontier westwards and south- Foreign wards, and as France was the traditional ally of policy of Sweden, Poland and Turkey, she adopted at first Cath- the so-called systeme du Nord, that is to say, a close erine.

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  • In the Cyclorrhapha on the other hand, in which the actual pupa is concealed within the hardened larval skin, the imago escapes through a circular orifice formed by pushing off or through the head end of the puparium.

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  • 28 describes theinvader as leaving his heavy baggage at Michmash before pushing on through the pass.

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  • Meanwhile the Palmyrenes were pushing their influence not only in Egypt but in Asia Minor; they contrived to establish garrisons as far west as Ancyra and even Chalcedon opposite Byzantium, while still professing to act under the terms of the joint rule conferred by Gallienus.

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  • Partly as a result of this trade, ever pushing its way farther east, and partly as a result of the Asiatic missions, which were themselves an accompaniment and effect of the Crusades, a third great result of the Crusades came to light in the 13th century - the discovery of the interior of Asia, and an immense accession to the sphere of geography.

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  • Coplanar substitution in four hydrogen atoms would involve the pushing apart of the iodine atoms in four horizontal directions.

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  • In 78 Agricola went to Britain, and both extended and consolidated the Roman dominion in that province, pushing his arms into North Wales and the Isle of Anglesey.

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  • He received the earldom of Hereford with the special duty of pushing into Wales.

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  • Next pushing back a British force under Craufurd, he invested Almeida, taking it on the 27th of August.

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  • Cape Colony was invaded; while in Natal a flying column of Boers, pushing down from the Tugela, for a short time isolated the newly-arrived force under General (Sir) H.

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  • They are seen pushing their way right into the field of, conflict and greedily ingesting both friends and foes.

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  • Note that these phagocytic cells are pushing out protoplasmic processes (pseudopodia) by which they grasp their victims. (X woo diam.) FIG.

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  • Germans were early pushing as permanent settlers into the Scandinavian towns, and in Wisby, on the island of Gothland, the Scandinavian centre of Baltic trade, equal rights as citizens in the town government were possessed by the German settlers as early as the beginning of the 13th century.

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  • Escoiquiz was in fact a busy and pushing member of the literary clique which looked up to Godoy as its patron.

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  • Opening their jaws to their fullest extent, they seize the animal generally by the head, and pushing alternately the right and left sides of the jaws forward, they press the body through their elastic gullet into the stomach, its outlines being visible for some time through the distended walls of the abdomen.

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  • (d) The later middle ages saw many minor migratory movements, such as those accompanying the crusades, the pushing of German colonization among the Sla y s, and the introduction of Flemish weavers into England.

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  • Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson left Malta in March 1889, and was succeeded by Sir Gerald Strickland (Count Della Catena), who lost no time in pushing, and carrying with a rapidity that was considered hasty, reforms that had been retarded for years.

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  • i i to 17 was devoted to pushing on the preparations for this projected attack.

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  • by pushing out divisions fanwise to E., N.E.

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  • It was hoped that the assembly of the attacking troops in the restricted zone opposite the crossing point, the rapid bridging of the dry canal, and the pushing forward of guns to cover the farther advance, and of reinforcements, ammunition and supplies to support it, could all be carried out with the necessary speed and security, although the difficulties to be faced were very great and the possible causes of contretemps numerous.

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  • in clearing the Hindenburg line entirely and pushing forward to the edge of Le Catelet.

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  • and pushing the 50th Div.

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  • Forming his increased forces into two divisions, he committed the charge of one to his colleague Rivas, and pushing on for Caracas the capital, issued his decree of "war to the death."

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  • Pushing on through the night, they drove the French out of seven successive bivouacs and at length drove them over the Sambre.

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  • If a wave travels on without alteration the travelling may be represented by pushing on the displacement curve.

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  • But, as the event was to prove, the military policy of Japan had failed to produce the requisite number of men for the desired Sedan, and so, instead of boldly pushing out the 1st Army to such a distance that it could manoeuvre, as Moltke did in 1866 and 1870, he attached it to the general line of battle.

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  • The weight load was pushing downwards, causing pressure on the strut.

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  • Pushing even Napoleon to more decided action, Lucien urged his brothers to break with Paoli, the leader of the more conservative party, which sought to ally itself with England as against the regicide republic of France.

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  • As the waters of the lake gradually receded, the rivers reached it by pushing their channels eastward through what was once its bed.

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  • The political position of the governments of the Restoration and of Louis Philippe was such that they were unwilling to forfeit support by pushing measures in which, after all, they were not themselves deeply interested.

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  • The Chinese had thoughts of pushing their conquests towards western Turkestan and Samarkand, the chiefs of which sent to ask assistance of the Afghan king Ahmed Shah.

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  • He was gone over two years, visiting all the principal ports and pushing inland from Vera Cruz to the city of Mexico.

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  • Longstreet and Hill were thus opposed to five Federal divisions, while General McClellan was pushing his wagons forward to Malvern Hill, on which strong position the Army of the Potomac was concentrated at nightfall.

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  • was not merely one of defiance towards supposed hostile forces within and without the Church; it was also strenuous in pushing on the R work of internal organization and reform.

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  • Then pushing on southwards, he crossed the Nienchen-tang-la and entered the Dam district near the Lhasa-Sining high road.

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  • Pushing rapidly on in the direction of Lhasa, when not over 50 m.

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  • These favourites, not content with pushing their fortunes in the English court, encouraged the king in the wildest designs.

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  • The fuze was lighted and the crew of six were pushing off in their little motor skiff when the propellor was torn off by fouling the submarine, and they had to take to the oars.

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  • David Livingstone was as determined to open the interior as the Boers were to keep it shut, and he succeeded, pushing north, discovering Lake Ngami, and consecrating a remarkable life to the evangelization of Central Africa.

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  • The struggle henceforth was limited to France and the house of Savoy, but little by little France succeeded in pushing 10,483 9,984 9,961 9,879 9,626 8,714 8,534 8,376 8,006 7,983 7,937 7,595 7,507 6,824 6,513 6,217 6,181 5,968 5,476 5,407 5,051 4,462 4,219 3,875 to the 5,971 5,932 5,374 5,066 8,468 8,429 8,202 7,386 7,369 7,346 7,110 5,059 7,550 6,506 4,495 4,462 back the house of Savoy across the Alps, thus forcing it to become a purely Italian power.

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  • The pots should be watered so as to settle the soil, and be placed in the close atmosphere of the propagating pit or frame, where they will need scarcely any water until the buds are seen pushing through the surface.

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  • During the 5th century it was ravaged by the troops of Odoacer and, after being almost denuded of inhabitants, was occupied by tribes who, pushing along the valley of the Danube, settled there between A.D.

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  • As soon as a hot billet A is withdrawn by pushing it endwise out of the exit door B, the whole row is pushed forward by a set of mechanical pushers C, the billets sliding on the raised water-cooled pipes D, and, in the hotter part of the furnace, on the magnesite bricks E, on which iron slides easily when red-hot.

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  • A new cold billet is then charged at the upper end of the hearth, and the new cycle begins by pushing out through B a second billet, and so forth.

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  • The moment had now come for the pushing forward of another line of communication, which had no doubt reached Tarracina in 3 2 9 B.C. but was now definitely constructed (munita) as a permanent military highway as far as Capua in 312 B.C. by Appius Claudius, after whom it was named.

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  • Philo, however, pushing his principles to their full consequences, shows that unless we assumed (or knew) beforehand that the system of nature was the work of a benevolent but limited deity, we certainly could not, from the facts of nature, infer the benevolence of its creator.

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  • Mount Vernon is in the township of Eastchester, which was settled from Connecticut in 1664, possibly in the hope of pushing Connecticut's boundary nearer the Hudson.

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  • Its prosperity now rapidly increased; when railways were introduced it became the meeting-place of several lines, and in 1881 its growth necessitated the pushing outward of the circle of fortifications.

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  • That he was a coxcomb and a bore, weak, vain, pushing, curious, garrulous, was obvious to all who were acquainted with him.

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  • That the government was, in fact, at one with the League as to the expediency of pushing on the naval programme was proved by the revelations of the first lord of the admiralty, Mr McKenna, in the debate on the naval estimates in the British parliament of 1909.

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  • Only twice since 461 had she been at war with Athens - in 457 (Tanagra) and 447, when she deliberately abstained from pushing the advantage which the revolt in Euboea provided; she had refused to help the oligarchs of Samos in 440.

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  • P. Banks in pushing the Confederates westward.

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  • Meanwhile von Koevess had been pushing back the Italians in the Seven Communes.

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  • Such a press, if driven by electric power, is set in motion by merely pushing a button or small switch, a bell first giving warning of the press being about to move.

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  • On the 25th the horsemen reached the Constantinople railway at Baba Eski; next, pushing reconnaissances S.

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  • The zodiac of Denderah; the Savoyards who carved their pine-forests into toys; the naked Derar, horsed on an idea, charging a troop of Roman cavalry; the long, austere Pythagorean lustrum of silence; Napoleon on the deck of the "Bellerophon," observing the drill of the English soldiers; the Egyptian doctrine that every man has two pairs of eyes; Empedocles and his shoe; the horizontal stratification of the earth; a soft mushroom pushing its way through the hard ground, - all these allusions and a thousand more are found in the same volume.

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  • The germ-sheath grows vertically upwards, its stiff apex pushing through the soil, while the plumule is hidden in its hollow interior.

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  • The enemy were thoroughly routed, but Campbell lost the opportunity of pushing the victory home by forbidding Outram to cross the bridge in pursuit if he thought he would lose a "single man," and by sending the cavalry away from the environs of the city at the critical moment.

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  • In the meantime Lord Carnarvon had resigned his position in the British cabinet, and the scheme fox confederation which he had been pushing forward was abandoned.

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  • The Spaniards made no effort to colonize north-western America or to develop its trade with the Indians, but toward the end of the 18th century the traders of the great British fur companies of the North were gradually pushing overland to the Pacific. Upon the sea, too, the English were not idle.

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  • The other was led by his step-mother iElfthryth, who was set on pushing the claims of her son, the child ~thelred.

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  • nouveaux riches, thriftless, pushing, unscrupulous, give us the true picture of the time.

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  • That it was fully sanctioned by his intellect at maturity is evident; but the vindication of unbiased choice would not have been readily accepted had Disraeli abandoned Judaism of his own will at the pushing Vivian Grey period or after.

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  • The fact is, the Lapps are increasing in numbers, as well as pushing their way farther and farther south.

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  • With a similar stress on the self-conscious side of moral action, he argues that rightness of conduct depends solely on the intention, at one time pushing this doctrine to the paradoxical assertion that all outward acts as such are indifferent.'

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  • wind, raised a great conscription, and provided the means of reducing Carthagena and pushing the war against the Canlists with vigour.

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  • The Aeolic settlers of Lesbos and Cyme, pushing eastwards by Larissa and Neonteichus and over the Hermus, seized the valley of Smyrna.

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  • This change is usually effected by mounting the objective and eyepiece on two telescoping tubes, so that by drawing apart or pushing in the tube length is increased or diminished at will.

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  • Wolley ascertained in Lapland, where within the last century it has been gradually pushing its way along the coast and into the interior from one fishing-station or settler's house to the next, as the country has been peopled.

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  • Alex placed his hands on her shoulders, gently pushing her back.

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  • Pushing the plate aside so the food would cool, he began slicing the rest of the roast.

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  • Like two bull Elk, they were each so focused on pushing the other back that they had forgotten anyone else existed.

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  • She jumped up, pushing them all away, darting for the bathroom with a hand over her mouth.

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  • Pushing the thought from her mind, she focused on Allen's visit last night.

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  • Pushing through some sumac that she thought bordered the clearing where the building stood, she squinted up at the sun.

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  • An hour later she was pushing a pizza in the oven when Yancey walked in.

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  • Then they were locked in a passionate embrace, seeking and finding the love they had been pushing aside for so long.

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  • If you think they're not following us, then why are we pushing the animals so hard?

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  • There's no point in pushing yourself until you drop.

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  • He ducked under the water and came up, wiping the water from his eyes and pushing his hair back.

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  • With long strides, he started toward her, pushing his way through the crowd.

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  • Cynthia picked at her food, pushing it around the plate more than anything else.

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  • She put her hand on his chest with the intention of pushing him away, but the warmth of his muscular chest on her palm was exciting.

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  • A dozen years have passed and we're now all pushing thirty, like a scene from an eighties classic movie.

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  • Betsy, I'm not going to explain the facts of life to a guy pushing forty!

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  • Once he did, he moved to the back yard where mother was pushing her gleeful young son on a large wooden swing set.

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  • My husband did a lot of work fixing the settings on when Annie died and kept pushing Howie.

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  • I can see where the local law enforcement people wouldn't be thrilled with these folks looking over their shoulder and pushing them.

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  • I was dialing my wife to tell her when Martha and Quinn came in the office, pushing a baby carriage with Claire smiling beneath her blankets.

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  • After ten minutes of pushing back branches, I spotted the back of a pop up trailer.

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  • Pushing the cabinet closed, she jumped to find the stranger so close.

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  • "No, B," Jonny said, pushing her away.

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  • "So, Speck," she said with an exaggerated sigh, "they're more like humans with some nasty disease that might have a cure and not like vamps, which are just good for pushing up daisies.

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  • He refused to release her, instead pushing her into a painful run up the beach, over the sandbags, and out of immediate danger.

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  • She withdrew then touched him again, this time pushing the energy she'd absorbed—and her own—into him.

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  • "Oh, God!" she grated, pushing herself into a sit.

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  • D reached out to her, and she recoiled, pushing herself farther into the corner.

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  • She recoiled, pushing herself against the couch.

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  • "We're cool," he said, pushing himself away from the doorframe.

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  • Darian stirred, pushing himself farther into the corner.

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  • "No, of course not!" she snapped, pushing at him.

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  • You are so damn stubborn, Damian snapped, pushing her door open.

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  • Sit your ass down, Linda said, planting her small form between them and physically pushing the man who towered over her.

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  • "When I was in that room …" His grip on the railing tightened, and she stopped, afraid of pushing him through the brittle façade containing his emotions.

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  • He kept pushing me away, she said.

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  • Wynn paced to the desk in one corner, pushing the papers around with frustration.

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  • He's good at pushing people away.

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  • Within seconds, their petting grew frantic, and she shimmied out of her dress before pushing off his shirt.

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  • That would be a hoot, pushing my cart in a black cape!

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  • She unfastened the belt of her robe and hunched up, pushing it aside, letting it fall open just enough to expose an uninterrupted line of flesh from between her breasts, and down her torso and leg.

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  • Pushing that stupid cart, he's probably not even to Ridgway yet.

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  • He could picture the vampire-shrouded traveler pushing his grocery cart, happy to have the extra covering on this mountain morning.

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  • Dean rose to his feet and went over to the officer, gently pushing her down to a sitting position.

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  • Pushing himself away from the book that would reveal nothing he sought, he went to the small, square window overlooking the stone structure of the Sanctuary.

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  • He did it by pushing the only button that seemed to work on the deity.

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  • Sensing her alarm, Darkyn's mate turned and took the arm of the girl behind her, pushing her towards the black door to Hell.

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  • Pushing that part of the issue aside, she focused on the real problem.

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  • Pushing the moment to the recesses of her mind where she could cherish it another time, she smiled up at him, lightening to his mood.

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  • In only about five or ten minutes, the mare was groaning and lying on her side, pushing hard.

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  • When the mare began pushing again, he pulled down gently, twisting the foal a little.

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  • One night he woke her out of a sound sleep by pushing at her.

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  • I woke up because you were pushing on me, and then you said 'no'. Sometimes I hear you groan in your sleep too.

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  • Pushing the door open with his foot, he dropped the contents of his arms on the bed and opened the dresser drawers.

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  • He cleared it, pushing aside the haze of alcohol and the pain he sensed but didn't understand the source of.

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  • The kids were talking to her, but she had trouble focusing on anything outside of keeping the buzzing in her ears from pushing her beyond tunnel-vision into the darkness.

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  • Pushing herself up, Deidre was amazed at the size and furnishings of the room.

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  • I'm pushing you to broaden your perspective.

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  • Or about pushing Deidre away when she needed to be by his side to keep her safe.

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  • The train lurched forward, the gentle hum of electricity soon pushing her into a near-doze, until the train lurched to a halt.

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  • She saw the white of his knuckles as he gripped her shoe hard and sensed she was pushing a wild animal.

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  • He pulled her up and gripped her neck, pushing her head aside to expose the vulnerable skin.

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  • The three creatures continued to hunt through the fallen, sometimes eating, most of the times pushing body parts aside in search of something.

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  • You cannot be here, the first woman said, pushing Rhyn toward the door.

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  • "Tell me why, Rhyn," she ordered, pushing him to face her.

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  • I'll come get you in a minute, Megan said, pushing a door open near the end of the hall.

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  • She tossed her hair over one shoulder and walked to him, pushing him toward the door.

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  • "Jackass," she muttered, pushing him again.

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  • Only then did she venture closer to where they.d been and snag a small box smoothly from the shelf, pushing it under everything else to the bottom of the bag.

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  • He whirled and strode into the room, pushing the healer aside to kneel over Iliana.

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  • Dean often thought if Janet O'Brien were pushing a grocery cart containing all of her belongings, she wouldn't seem out of place.

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  • That would limit her options even more, making her vulnerable to coercion, finally pushing her into prostitution.

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  • It's pushing two o'clock in the morning.

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  • She turned and began pushing them out of the room and closing the door.

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  • He tried to turn and raise himself to a sitting position while pushing her away, but she held back his arm in a strong grip and locked a crooked arm about his neck.

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  • Cynthia Dean kept pushing away all other thoughts from his tattered mind.

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  • It's pushing three weeks now and I hardly ever get the shakes anymore.

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  • Your age is pushing the envelope—" "Careful...." she smiled.

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  • Most women on a first date would order a piece of fish or even a salad and end up pushing it around their plate.

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  • From the corner of her eye she saw the gray truck pushing a trail down the drive and dodged out of its path, completely forgetting about the stump hidden under the snow.

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  • She limped toward the house, pushing away the helping arm Alex offered.

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  • He blinked and caught his breath, gently pushing her away.

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  • Pushing each other aside, they buried their beaks in the water and lifted their heads, eyeing her suspiciously as the water trickled down their throats.

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  • But you kept... keep, pushing me away.

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  • Lana squirmed in his bear hug, pushing them closer to the edge.

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  • "Move, Elise," the general snapped, pushing the guard commander away.

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  • He glared at her, then unbuttoned his tac gear, pulling his arms free and pushing it down to his waist to reveal the dark T-shirt beneath.

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  • "Lana, stop it," Elise groaned, pushing her away.

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  • He kept his hands behind his back and tasted her, enjoyed her, tested her without pushing either of them over the edge.

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  • He snatched her, though instead of pushing her away, he wrapped his arms around her and kissed her, deep and hard.

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  • "Are you all right?" she asked, pushing herself up.

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  • The hand pushing against his side was covered in warm blood, and Lana's panic increased as Brady's body began to relax.

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  • You'd be pushing it with five.

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  • Rhyn considered how he might use the demon, as he had once before.  He didn't answer, pushing the door open to the cell block.  Nearly all the cells were empty.  "Where is everyone?" he asked.

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  • He slipped the motel key in the left shoe and then rolled each sock, pushing it into its corresponding shoe.

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  • The room key was in his raincoat pocket and he managed to pull it out with two fingers and fit it into the lock, pushing the door open with his shoulder.

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  • Fred took little time with his preamble before pushing for­ward.

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  • Carmen looked down, pushing an indecent thought away.

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  • And you wouldn't think of pushing your morals down someone else's throat.

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  • Pushing the thought from her mind, she released her seat belt and opened the door without waiting for him.

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  • He shook his head, pushing away from the tree.

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  • After supper she washed dishes, pushing him aside when he offered to help.

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  • Forcing her leg down, she slid her hands down to his chest, gently pushing him away.

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  • "I didn't say that," he said, pushing her plate toward her and reaching for his coffee.

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  • Katie dashed off and was back seconds later, frantically pushing it firmly into place.

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  • All this time they had waited, pushing away passion and desire.

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  • "Hello sugar," he said, pushing the door shut.

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  • Pushing back an ugly thought that he might be trying to keep her mind otherwise occupied, she let her gaze fall back to the book.

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  • "Right after you got back," she corrected, pushing aside the irritation.

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  • I'm the one who's been pushing to adopt a baby.

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  • You've been pushing me away.

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  • "Now, take it easy," the nurse said, gently pushing Carmen back on the pillows.

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  • The indecision was back in his expression, pushing away that feeling of security.

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  • Dustin darted in front of her, pushing his way through the crowd.

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  • She had to keep pushing him away, or she wasn't the only one who'd probably end up dead in a few days.

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  • If you knew the one I plan on pushing you down—and I will manipulate the fate of a selfish creature like you—you'd be running out of here screaming.

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  • Last night had brought him no closer to figuring out why she was pushing him away, though he'd begun to realize his body's response to her was endangering his own resolve not to be involved with anyone else ever again.

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  • His magic filled the air, shoving between Bianca and Xander and pushing her away.

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  • He held out his hand to Charles, pushing the location into his mind.

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  • He rose and grabbed his dagger, tossing it in the air before lazily pushing the flat of the dagger to her neck.

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  • He released her and clenched her wrist once more, pushing back her sleeve.

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  • She opened the single wardrobe, pushing the doors open enough for light to illuminate the contents.

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  • Pushing herself up, she listened.

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  • "Go!" she said, pushing him playfully.

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  • Pushing the thought from her mind, she headed down to the barn.

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  • Her fingers slid off the phone, pushing it closer to the edge.

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  • The only way he's going to get rid of me is with a foot on my backside pushing me out the door – and then I'll leave fingernail marks in the door jamb.

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  • You've been pushing yourself too hard and it's all catching up with you.

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  • And then he was gently pushing her away.

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  • So he nudged the scales back in the right direction, sometimes pushing evil, sometimes good, sometimes pissing off both.

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  • She was already pushing her way in.

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  • One day someone is going to sue you for sure! she objected, pushing at the arm locked around her body with her good hand.

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  • She shifted, pushing herself up on her elbow to gaze into his eyes.

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  • "Not if her heart's stopped," Eden said, pushing at his shoulder.

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  • Pushing herself up, she caught her reflection in an oval, stand alone mirror with innately carved wood.

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  • An aggressive accent by US protectionism on pushing US trading interests overseas would be severely detrimental to the economies of the south.

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  • The grand coalition government of the center right and center left in Germany is pushing through retirement at 67.

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  • Simply pushing the accelerator pedal is no longer enough.

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  • pushing the analogy further, architecture could be considered an ' operating system ' within which people write their own programs for spatial interaction.

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  • Throughout this period, as asking prices became more approachable, buyers returned to the market, slowly pushing sale prices upwards.

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  • No rider is more tactically astute or more capable of pushing his physique to greater discomfort.

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  • Whether they were sailing the ships, pushing the barrows, driving a forklift, or pushing a pen, made no difference.

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  • Sasha is not bashful with Willoughby; she just started pushing her way in.

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  • belly uponly wages will not pushing arizona auto city insurance your liability.

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  • After many previous house-price booms most of the adjustment came through inflation pushing up rents and incomes, while home prices stayed broadly flat.

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  • His energy and enthusiasm for pushing the boundaries of the possible are seemingly boundless.

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  • brisk walk with the wind pushing got us to the top.

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  • You can nearly always spot them pushing the buggy about on Primrose Hill.

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  • Schrempp had been pushing for a style of management much more like the Anglo-American model of deregulated free market capitalism.

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  • The young careerists would find their reasons for not pushing on certain issues.

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  • The carbon cathode is added, and the rod inserted, pushing the paper against the walls of the cans.

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  • catkins on the trees and the first snowdrops are pushing their leaves through the old grass.

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  • Dr. Baguant, ENT specialist comments, " Cotton buds can cause the formation of cerumen plugs by pushing cerumen toward the tympanic membrane.

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  • Dr. Baguant, ENT specialist comments, " Cotton buds can cause the formation of cerumen plugs by pushing cerumen plugs by pushing cerumen toward the tympanic membrane.

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  • After much coaxing and pulling and pushing, I smelled fresh air and felt an enormous wave of relief.

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  • It is all part of Labor's leveling agenda of enforcing monolithic conformity, and denying pupils choice by pushing them into tertiary colleges.

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  • Their feet are pushing backward thereby supporting the right-to-left movement of the winged creatures in the lower layer.

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  • Fine needle aspiration cytology: this test involves pushing a small needle into the lump at sucking out some cells with a syringe.

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  • daffodil bulbs are pushing out their leaves in the middle of the month.

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  • No it isn't, you ' party line pushing ' moronic dipshit.

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  • I am thoroughly disenchanted with all this, which comprises waiting for people; pushing through crowds; & gazing at acres of tat.

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  • I noticed it myself, " cried the young duke, pushing his boyish face into the inmost ring.

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  • Leave for a couple of hours then emulsify by pushing through the leaves and water through a very fine sieve.

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  • Although I avoided the episiotomy I did tear from finally pushing him out so fast.

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  • Is our everyday safe existence pushing people to the edge?

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  • He looked fierce, pushing his gray black eyebrows together over his nose.

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  • Whether they were sailing the ships, pushing the barrows, driving a forklift, or pushing a pen, made no difference.

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  • The initiative is already pushing forward the frontiers of basic science.

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  • The first account deals with the rather fruitless last pushing trip of 1980, on which the club tackle ran out.

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  • germinateer how long you garden for, spring time is always exciting, seeing germinating seedlings pushing through.

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  • The pharmaceutical giants who are pushing GMOs bank some $ 161 billion dollars between them every year.

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  • Nor should they allow themselves to be caught up in the promotional gimmicks of forces that are pushing for the products.

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  • A heated debate and small amount of not so good-natured pushing ensues.

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  • guttering candles by pushing the hot wax into the gully.

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  • By the age of 12, he was working in the family business, pushing a handcart around Hyde, selling ice cream.

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  • Soon, heather blocked her way and, pushing through it, she found herself on a high hilltop.

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  • She unlocked huge, studded, oak doors, pushing them open to the accompaniment of perfect B movie groans from the rusty hinges.

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  • They have proved incapable of pushing through many of the reforms they promised.

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  • political infighting was in danger of pushing Spain into social revolution.

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  • AUT members at Brunel University are today preparing to take industrial action after management's insistence on pushing through unfair job cuts.

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  • By now Alan, Gordon and Virgil were indulging in a round of pushing and shoving each other whilst trading insults.

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  • jostle he went off to the bar with the order, pushing his way through the jostling crowd.

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  • The people dragged themselves along, some carrying knapsacks or kit-bags, others pushing prams or handcarts, exchanging their goods for food.

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  • lattice of Cu atoms by pushing their neighbors out a bit.

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  • several German lawmakers are also pushing for legislation to outlaw smoking whilst driving.

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  • Pushing the two a crew of about Daniel li front the pot the.

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  • Police are pushing marchers into a very narrow lane and trying to stop anyone from joining them.

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  • He caused absolute mayhem pushing the pram to the back of the bus.

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  • In theory at make sure to you pushing mister less in premiums.

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  • Groups remained mobile; some pushing through police lines as other roads nearby were temporarily occupied or blockaded.

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  • However, with the ever-helpful Novatech, Friday was pushing it a little for the delivery of my replacement motherboard.

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  • Examples include name-calling, pushing, punching and threatening behavior.

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  • Fine needle aspiration cytology: this test involves pushing a small needle aspiration cytology: this test involves pushing a small needle into the lump at sucking out some cells with a syringe.

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  • Mr Blair seems to be moving toward pushing for the construction of new nuclear reactors to help solve Britain's future energy needs.

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  • There's a great head of steam pushing for new nukes around our coastline.

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  • oglequick opening frame has sexy Kitten bantering with ogling construction workers and pushing a pram while telling the tale to its infant occupant.

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  • I eventually overtook two into front to be overtaken by a wee guy pushing big gears.

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  • My new school have been pushing me to complete the paperwork which I will get on to soon.

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  • Start with knee extended, gently pushing the patella laterally.

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  • pharmaceutical giants who are pushing GMOs bank some $ 161 billion dollars between them every year.

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  • He caused absolute mayhem pushing the pram to the back of the bus.

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  • propelled either by a cue or a mace (a long stick with a flat pushing block on one end ).

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  • pushing the envelope.

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  • pushing the frontiers of the arts forward.

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  • pushing aside thousands of dollars of paintings.

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  • This is the safest position for lifting, carrying, pushing a pushchair or standing for any length of time.

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  • The sequence shows, Roll back right which creates an opening to facilate double pushing.

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  • Developing personal confidence and power pushing for greater responsibility: The CV & Letter.

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  • This brings you to the head of a minor road pushing out of the village to the south.

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  • His pushing Locque off the cliff, while a ruthless act, hardly makes Moore appear ruthless in my book.

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  • feeling saintly, I dropped the coins in the cup, pushing my tainted soul just a little bit closer to Paradise.

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  • Less efficient operators premium when negotiating salary pushing your liability.

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  • She has also been at the forefront of pushing for equal entitlement to social security for non-EU workers.

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  • No matter how long you garden for, spring time is always exciting, seeing germinating seedlings pushing through.

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  • shoves sparked off a pushing and shoving match, with both sides having players booked.

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  • shoveaw dozens of Liverpool fans pushing and shoving hard at the CFC family members after the game.

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  • Tie the chicken into a neat parcel with string, or secure the filling by pushing a fine wooden skewer through the skin.

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  • sky-high prices for large flats are also pushing developers toward smaller units.

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  • southeastern shores mostly pushing to develop.

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  • squishy thing I was pushing against was a head!

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  • This helps prevent bending while pushing the stroller and as a result there are fewer issues with your lower back.

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  • Banjo dog twisted, turned with Meridian Green pushing Gene Parsons by supplying fast strummed rhythm.

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  • With the Reds pushing forward the were hit by the sucker punch with a minute to go.

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  • He is pushing 40 and I have a sneaky suspicion that the party is for his wife's 40.

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  • He's succeeded in pushing, single-handed, his 19 ton articulated truck for a distance of 80ft.

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  • I pass an old woman with massive buttocks pushing a large wheelbarrow laden with mushrooms.

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  • withstand an onslaught from the spirited French team who were pushing hard for penalties.

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  • The short screw whose divided milled head is shifts the zero of the micrometer by pushing, without turning, the short sliding rod whose flat end forms the point d'appui of the micrometer screw at I.

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  • 1749), who, gradually pushing westward from Lake Superior, reached Lake Winnipeg in 1733, and in the following year built a fort not far from the present Fort Alexander.

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  • A portion of one of the expeditions he despatched, under Juan de Ayolas, pushing up the Paraguay, is said to have reached the south-east districts of Peru, but while returning laden with booty, was attacked by the Payagua Indians, and every man perished.

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  • When the pressure on one side of the diaphragm thus becomes greater than that on the other, work may be done at the expense of heat in pushing the diaphragm, and the operation carried on with continual gain of work until the gases are uniformly diffused.

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  • As the supremacy of Rome extended itself Roads, over Italy, the Roman road system grew step by step, each fresh conquest being marked by the pushing forward of roads through the heart of the newly-won territory, and the establishment of fortresses in connection with them.

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  • In the bulky forms colorless branches frequently grow out from some of the cortical cells, and, pushing among the already-formed threads in a longitudinal direction, serve to strengthen the thallus by weaving its original threads together.

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  • In foreign affairs Catherine devoted her attention mainly to pushing forward the Russian frontier westwards and south- Foreign wards, and as France was the traditional ally of policy of Sweden, Poland and Turkey, she adopted at first Cath- the so-called systeme du Nord, that is to say, a close erine.

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  • In the Cyclorrhapha on the other hand, in which the actual pupa is concealed within the hardened larval skin, the imago escapes through a circular orifice formed by pushing off or through the head end of the puparium.

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  • 28 describes theinvader as leaving his heavy baggage at Michmash before pushing on through the pass.

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  • Meanwhile the Palmyrenes were pushing their influence not only in Egypt but in Asia Minor; they contrived to establish garrisons as far west as Ancyra and even Chalcedon opposite Byzantium, while still professing to act under the terms of the joint rule conferred by Gallienus.

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  • Partly as a result of this trade, ever pushing its way farther east, and partly as a result of the Asiatic missions, which were themselves an accompaniment and effect of the Crusades, a third great result of the Crusades came to light in the 13th century - the discovery of the interior of Asia, and an immense accession to the sphere of geography.

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  • Coplanar substitution in four hydrogen atoms would involve the pushing apart of the iodine atoms in four horizontal directions.

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  • In 78 Agricola went to Britain, and both extended and consolidated the Roman dominion in that province, pushing his arms into North Wales and the Isle of Anglesey.

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  • He received the earldom of Hereford with the special duty of pushing into Wales.

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  • Next pushing back a British force under Craufurd, he invested Almeida, taking it on the 27th of August.

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  • Mag., 1896, 41, 153), working with du Bois's electromagnet and using a modification of the isthmus method, succeeded in pushing the induction B up to 74,200 with H =51,600, the corresponding value of I being 1798, and of only 1.44.

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  • Cape Colony was invaded; while in Natal a flying column of Boers, pushing down from the Tugela, for a short time isolated the newly-arrived force under General (Sir) H.

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  • They are seen pushing their way right into the field of, conflict and greedily ingesting both friends and foes.

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  • Note that these phagocytic cells are pushing out protoplasmic processes (pseudopodia) by which they grasp their victims. (X woo diam.) FIG.

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  • Germans were early pushing as permanent settlers into the Scandinavian towns, and in Wisby, on the island of Gothland, the Scandinavian centre of Baltic trade, equal rights as citizens in the town government were possessed by the German settlers as early as the beginning of the 13th century.

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  • Escoiquiz was in fact a busy and pushing member of the literary clique which looked up to Godoy as its patron.

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  • Opening their jaws to their fullest extent, they seize the animal generally by the head, and pushing alternately the right and left sides of the jaws forward, they press the body through their elastic gullet into the stomach, its outlines being visible for some time through the distended walls of the abdomen.

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  • (d) The later middle ages saw many minor migratory movements, such as those accompanying the crusades, the pushing of German colonization among the Sla y s, and the introduction of Flemish weavers into England.

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  • Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson left Malta in March 1889, and was succeeded by Sir Gerald Strickland (Count Della Catena), who lost no time in pushing, and carrying with a rapidity that was considered hasty, reforms that had been retarded for years.

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  • i i to 17 was devoted to pushing on the preparations for this projected attack.

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  • by pushing out divisions fanwise to E., N.E.

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  • It was hoped that the assembly of the attacking troops in the restricted zone opposite the crossing point, the rapid bridging of the dry canal, and the pushing forward of guns to cover the farther advance, and of reinforcements, ammunition and supplies to support it, could all be carried out with the necessary speed and security, although the difficulties to be faced were very great and the possible causes of contretemps numerous.

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  • in clearing the Hindenburg line entirely and pushing forward to the edge of Le Catelet.

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  • and pushing the 50th Div.

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  • Forming his increased forces into two divisions, he committed the charge of one to his colleague Rivas, and pushing on for Caracas the capital, issued his decree of "war to the death."

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  • Pushing on through the night, they drove the French out of seven successive bivouacs and at length drove them over the Sambre.

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  • If a wave travels on without alteration the travelling may be represented by pushing on the displacement curve.

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  • But, as the event was to prove, the military policy of Japan had failed to produce the requisite number of men for the desired Sedan, and so, instead of boldly pushing out the 1st Army to such a distance that it could manoeuvre, as Moltke did in 1866 and 1870, he attached it to the general line of battle.

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  • Pushing even Napoleon to more decided action, Lucien urged his brothers to break with Paoli, the leader of the more conservative party, which sought to ally itself with England as against the regicide republic of France.

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  • As the waters of the lake gradually receded, the rivers reached it by pushing their channels eastward through what was once its bed.

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  • The political position of the governments of the Restoration and of Louis Philippe was such that they were unwilling to forfeit support by pushing measures in which, after all, they were not themselves deeply interested.

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  • The Chinese had thoughts of pushing their conquests towards western Turkestan and Samarkand, the chiefs of which sent to ask assistance of the Afghan king Ahmed Shah.

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  • He was gone over two years, visiting all the principal ports and pushing inland from Vera Cruz to the city of Mexico.

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  • Advancing once more, they were joined at Goldsboro by the forces lately besieging Fort Fisher (see below), and nearly 90,000 men marched northward towards Virginia, pushing Johnston's weak army before them.

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  • Longstreet and Hill were thus opposed to five Federal divisions, while General McClellan was pushing his wagons forward to Malvern Hill, on which strong position the Army of the Potomac was concentrated at nightfall.

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  • was not merely one of defiance towards supposed hostile forces within and without the Church; it was also strenuous in pushing on the R work of internal organization and reform.

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  • and his son), building and rebuilding the Assyrian empire (see Babylonia g Y P (AND Assyria), and eventually pushing their conquests towards Asia Minor at the expense of the Hittite domain.

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  • Then pushing on southwards, he crossed the Nienchen-tang-la and entered the Dam district near the Lhasa-Sining high road.

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  • Pushing rapidly on in the direction of Lhasa, when not over 50 m.

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