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  • ’That,’ said a very young man, making spasmodic efforts to relight his cigar over the lamp; ’that . very clear indeed.’
  • ’But before the balloons, save for spasmodic jumping and the inequalities of the surface, man had no freedom of vertical movement.’

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  • —I wonder if your eyes and ears ever make anything save spasmodic contact with your brain.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • She sits and her cane flexes against the gravel and the boy clicks his buttons in spasmodic flurries.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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