The eerie phone conversation had left him feeling turgid …. distended somehow.
The action seemed to distend, as if in a time warp, all the insanity slowing to a crawl …. The branded camerlegno …. raving for the world to see …. The Illuminati Diamond …. unveiled in its diabolical genius …. The countdown clock registering the final twenty minutes of Vatican history …. The drama, however, had only just begun.
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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.