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Great Expectations
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  • Words cannot state the amount of aggravation and injury wreaked upon me by Trabb’s boy, when passing abreast of me, he pulled up his shirt-collar, twined his side-hair, stuck an arm akimbo, and smirked extravagantly by, wriggling his elbows and body, and drawling to his attendants, "Don’t know yah, don’t know yah, ’pon my soul don’t know yah!"

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  • She stood there akimbo.
  • Two steps inside the glass doors, the dead man lies faceup with his legs akimbo and his mouth gaping.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall

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