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buffet -- as in: buffeted by
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Catch-22
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  • He could feel the tensed, straddling inside of her buffeting thighs and knees squeezing and churning around one of his legs.
  • …when Dobbs wrested the controls away from Huple and hurled them all down suddenly into the deafening, paralyzing, horrifying dive which had plastered Yossarian helplessly to the ceiling of the plane by the top of his head and from which Huple had rescued them just in time by seizing the controls back from Dobbs and leveling the ship out almost as suddenly right back in the middle of the buffeting layer of cacophonous flak from which they had escaped successfully only a moment before.

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  • That’s what she looks like, actually—like a snowflake being buffeted around in the wind, twisting and turning on currents of air.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • The cars were steadily whizzing by me on the narrow two-way of Route 9, the muffled slingshot of their passing buffeted by the safety glass.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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