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Far from the Madding Crowd
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distend
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • The door was hurriedly burst open again, and in came running Cainy Ball out of breath, his mouth red and open, like the bell of a penny trumpet, from which he coughed with noisy vigour and great distension of face.
  • Many of them foamed at the mouth, their breathing being quick and short, whilst the bodies of all were fearfully distended.
  • In approaching the door, his toe kicked something which felt and sounded soft, leathery, and distended, like a boxing-glove.

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  • One method of declawing is to severe the tendon that allows the claws to distend.
  • She remembered the distended bellies of the starving cows.

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