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fidget
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Gone with the Wind
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  • She gives me the fidgets!
  • Uncle Henry fidgeted, coughed and did not look at her, lest he catch sight of a tear that would upset him.
  • He had refused to permit it and stated heatedly that she had no more sense than a June bug and furthermore it gave him the fidgets to be around her longer than five minutes.
  • Beside him Honey Wilkes, so called because she indiscriminately addressed everyone from her father to the field hands by that endearment, fidgeted and giggled as she called greetings to the arriving guests.
  • All of them, all the men she knew, even the drowsy-eyed Ashley and fidgety old Frank, were like that underneath—murderous, violent if the need arose.
  • She twisted about on the keg, becoming nervous and fidgety as Will still did not come.
  • You make me nervous, fidgeting about.
  • You give me a headache" or "Stop fidgeting, Wade, for Heaven’s sake!"

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  • The child is always fidgeting in his seat
  • She fidgeted like a child caught in a lie.

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