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fidget
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Northanger Abbey
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  • As soon as they were joined by the Thorpes, Catherine’s agony began; she fidgeted about if John Thorpe came towards her, hid herself as much as possible from his view, and when he spoke to her pretended not to hear him.
  • Without appearing to hear her, he walked to the window, fidgeted about, hummed a tune, and seemed wholly self-occupied.

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  • The child is always fidgeting in his seat
  • She fidgeted like a child caught in a lie.

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