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distend
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Nicholas distended his stomach with a bowl of porridge, for much the same reason which induces some savages to swallow earth—lest they should be inconveniently hungry when there is nothing to eat.

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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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