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The House of Mirth
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buffet -- as in: buffeted by
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The House of Mirth
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  • Any definite situation would be more tolerable than this buffeting of chances, which kept her in an attitude of uneasy alertness toward every possibility of life.

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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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