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wrought
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Babbitt
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  • Though she was the daughter of Howard Littlefield, that wrought-iron fact-mill, that horse-faced priest of private ownership, Eunice was a midge in the sun.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I—I Of course, I suppose you know what—But great God, man, I can't get her clothes ready and everything in two seconds, you know! And in her state, so wrought-up and weak—" "Just throw her hair-brush and comb and tooth-brush in a bag; that's all she'll need for a day or two," said Dr. Dilling, and went to the telephone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With front wheels nicking the wrought-steel bumper of the car in front, he stopped, feverishly cramped his steering-wheel, slid back into the vacant space and, with eighteen inches of room, manoeuvered to bring the car level with the curb.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The open beams had been hand-adzed at Jake Offutt's car-body works, the hinge; were of hand-wrought iron, the wainscot studded with handmade wooden pegs, and at one end of the room was a heraldic and hooded stone fireplace which the club's advertising-pamphlet asserted to be not only larger than any of the fireplaces in European castles but of a draught incomparably more scientific.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the damage he has wrought
as in: wrought iron
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