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distend
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Oliver Twist
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  • Mr. Bumble, who had not yet been admitted by his better half into any greater share of the secret than he had originally possessed, listened to this dialogue with outstretched neck and distended eyes: which he directed towards his wife and Monks, by turns, in undisguised astonishment; increased, if possible, when the latter sternly demanded, what sum was required for the disclosure.

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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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