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  • You're as flaccid as Solembum's rat.†   (source)
  • He found a woman with flaccid breasts, affectionate and cheap, who calmed his stomach for some time.†   (source)
  • I saw his thighs before me, the way they belled out from the knee, the thick muscles and small black hairs, and his flaccid dick.†   (source)
  • Colonel Korn, a stocky, dark, flaccid man with a shapeless paunch, sat completely relaxed on one of the benches in the front row, his hands clasped comfortably over the top of his bald and swarthy head.†   (source)
  • It was as wide across as the inner tube of a car tire, boggy, dark, and tense with fluid, quite unlike the flaccid pink coils of the rest of the bowel.†   (source)
  • He thumped one hand on Robert's shoulder and used the other to pump his hand in a way that somehow managed to be simultaneously both violent and flaccid.†   (source)
  • Without her mockery, affection for others sank into flaccid disrepair.†   (source)
  • Nothing bored me more than flaccid, humorless academicians punishing their students with limpid melancholy lectures while they polished up their deadly little monographs on vital subjects like "The Nose Hair of Grendel."†   (source)
  • This, this flaccid government of yours will be your ruin.†   (source)
  • Which is worse, its sharp beak hidden within folds of soft flesh, its pod-like eyes, its flaccid sack, or its bumpy tentacles?†   (source)
  • All that had gone into fiber before had drawn inward, leaving flaccidity outside, solid granite at the core.†   (source)
  • Her face was heavy, her complexion flaccid and watery.†   (source)
  • Since Prince Andrew had last seen him Kutuzov had grown still more corpulent, flaccid, and fat.   (source)
  • Over time, his hard body lost its tone, then grew flaccid, and finally grew flabby.
  • Mal'akh gazed down now at the woman's flaccid corpse.†   (source)
  • He had movement of the left arm, but the right was only bone and flaccid meat.†   (source)
  • She soaks a washcloth in the water and rubs clean Masooma's buttocks, wiping the waste off her back and the flaccid flesh of her legs.†   (source)
  • If this one's been prepared, as I strongly suspect, that word uttered in his ear will render his muscles flaccid and —"†   (source)
  • "Congratulations," Mama said flaccidly.†   (source)
  • I rest my arms on the edge of the white stove and watch the porridge, simmering and thickening, the flaccid bubbles corning up out of it one at a time and releasing their small puffs of steam.†   (source)
  • Flaccid.†   (source)
  • They went with the pot roast done in the pressure cooker along with the limp carrots and the flaccid potatoes and the onions with their slippery layers.†   (source)
  • Gripping the edge of Colonel Cathcart's desk with both hands, he lifted his flaccid haunches far back on the corner to sit with both short legs dangling freely.†   (source)
  • The smell became less pungent, but the feel of the fish's flaccid body in her hands brought such a wave of nausea that she had to leave the fish on the draining board and go quickly through the; screen door out onto the porch.†   (source)
  • At 8–2, the North Atlanta coach, hoarse now nearly to muteness, wiped the sweat from his forehead with the back of his hand, quietly wandered over to his bench, and sat down, flaccid and defeated.†   (source)
  • The two young lieutenants nodded lumpishly and gaped at each other in stunned and flaccid reluctance, each waiting for the other to initiate the procedure of taking Major Danby outside and shooting him.†   (source)
  • The escape hatches in the front and rear sections flew open while the sea was still foaming white and green around the plane, and the men scrambled out as speedily as they could in their flaccid orange Mae West life jackets that failed to inflate and dangled limp and useless around their necks and waists.†   (source)
  • The woman caught him by the wrists before he could fall as he came stumbling toward her in need and pulled him along down on top of her as she flopped over backward onto the bed and enveloped him hospitably in her flaccid and consoling embrace, her dust mop aloft in her hand like a banner as her broad, brutish congenial face gazed up at him fondly with a smile of unperjured friendship.†   (source)
  • A Dutch farmer type, his once great muscular strength has been debauched into flaccid tallow.†   (source)
  • At forty-four, Linda seemed, by contrast, a monster of flaccid and distorted senility.†   (source)
  • Perhaps even a return to England and Whitehall; deck games on the P. & O.; the flaccid palm of an under secretary; newspaper interviews; hard, mocking, sex-thirsty voices of women--"And is it really true, Mr. Conway, that when you were in Tibet ….†   (source)
  • Then there seems to come over his whole body, as if its parts were mobile like face features, that shrinking and denial, and Byron sees that the still, flaccid, big face is suddenly slick with sweat.†   (source)
  • And he would argue with animation, picking his nose with his blunt black fingers, his broad yellow face breaking into flaccid creases, as he laughed gutturally at Gant's unreason.†   (source)
  • He thrust his white flaccid calves quickly through the shrunken legs of a union suit, stretched it out elasticly with a comfortable widening of his shoulders and buttoned it.†   (source)
  • …three pairs of the finest silk stockings, and two pairs of gentlemen's under-drawers), were now empty, a half-filled bottle of Cloverleaf Bonded Kentucky Rye, with which he had retired behind the boards to slumber, lay unmolested in the flaccid grip of his left hand, and his broad black throat gaped cleanly open from ear to ear, as a result of the skilled razor-work of his hated and hating rival, Jefferson Flack, twentyeight, who now lay peacefully, unsuspected and unsought, with…†   (source)
  • A grass widow, forty-nine, with piled hair of dyed henna, corseted breasts and hips architecturally protuberant in a sharp diagonal, meaty mottled arms, and a gulched face of leaden flaccidity puttied up brightly with cosmetics, rented the upstairs of Woodson Street while Helen was absent.†   (source)
  • The cheeks would become hollow or flaccid.†   (source)
  • Flaccid curiosity has no right to property, no strength for ownership.†   (source)
  • Since Prince Andrew had last seen him Kutuzov had grown still more corpulent, flaccid, and fat.†   (source)
  • His breathing was hoarse, his face livid, his limbs flaccid, his belly prominent.†   (source)
  • What exhausted her was the sight of Bea and Olaf turned into flaccid invalids, uncomfortably flushed after taking food, begging for the healing of sleep at night.†   (source)
  • We have no Eton to create the self-consciousness of a governing class; we have, instead, clean, flaccid and innocuous preparatory schools.†   (source)
  • Terror was upon her white face as she saw it; her cheek was flaccid, and her mouth had almost the aspect of a round little hole.†   (source)
  • He steeled himself against any loss of respect for this overwhelming traveling companion, whose cultured gestures had grown flaccid and whose tongue was thick.†   (source)
  • Her hair, drawn low over the tops of her ears, was grey; and grey also, with darker shadows, was her large flaccid face.†   (source)
  • The desert regeneration had not stopped at turning weak lungs, vitiated blood, and flaccid muscles into a powerful man; it was at work on his mind, his heart, his soul.†   (source)
  • Under the thatched roofs her mind's eye beheld relaxed tendons and flaccid muscles, spread out in the darkness beneath coverlets made of little purple patchwork squares, and undergoing a bracing process at the hands of sleep for renewed labour on the morrow, as soon as a hint of pink nebulosity appeared on Hambledon Hill.†   (source)
  • "Those poor birds who haven't a cent to tutor, and have to study during the term are the ones I pity," he announced to Amory one day, with a flaccid camaraderie in the droop of the cigarette from his pale lips.†   (source)
  • But at this last word, he raised his flaccid fist for two more heavy blows to the tabletop, and slight Hans Castorp, edgy from the gambling and wine and these very peculiar circumstances, flinched and gazed in frightened awe at this powerful man.†   (source)
  • "Brotherhood—," Peeperkorn said, throwing his massive body back in free and proud intoxication and stretching one arm out over the table to bang it with a flaccidly clenched fist, "in the offing—in the near offing, though discreetly reconsidered for now, fine.†   (source)
  • In trying to produce the sensuous effects of opera, the fashionable drama has become so flaccid in its sentimentality, and the intellect of its frequenters so atrophied by disuse, that the reintroduction of problem, with its remorseless logic and iron framework of fact, inevitably produces at first an overwhelming impression of coldness and inhuman rationalism.†   (source)
  • There, however, stood the old waiter at the door, in the same greasy black suit, with the same double chin and flaccid face, with the same huge bunch of seals at his fob, rattling his money in his pockets as before, and receiving the Major as if he had gone away only a week ago.†   (source)
  • …during the agitation on the Catholic Question many had given up the "Pioneer"—which had a motto from Charles James Fox and was in the van of progress—because it had taken Peel's side about the Papists, and had thus blotted its Liberalism with a toleration of Jesuitry and Baal; but they were ill-satisfied with the "Trumpet," which—since its blasts against Rome, and in the general flaccidity of the public mind (nobody knowing who would support whom)—had become feeble in its blowing.†   (source)
  • "We'll drink her health," said I. "Ah!" cried Mr. Pumblechook, leaning back in his chair, quite flaccid with admiration, "that's the way you know 'em, sir!"†   (source)
  • So he retired into the niche of the fireplace where he had used to sit, and there he continued, watching the steam from the double row of bank-notes as they waved backwards and forwards in the draught of the chimney till their flaccidity was changed to dry crispness throughout.†   (source)
  • But the indefinable weight the dead rabbits had left on her mind caused her to feel more than usual pity for the career of this weak young man, particularly when she looked at the picture where he leaned against a tree with a flaccid appearance, his knee-breeches unbuttoned and his wig awry, while the swine apparently of some foreign breed, seemed to insult him by their good spirits over their feast of husks.†   (source)
  • Roehampton is not far from Richmond, and one day the chariot, with the golden bullocks emblazoned on the panels, and the flaccid children within, drove to Amelia's house at Richmond; and the Bullock family made an irruption into the garden, where Amelia was reading a book, Jos was in an arbour placidly dipping strawberries into wine, and the Major in one of his Indian jackets was giving a back to Georgy, who chose to jump over him.†   (source)
  • It was as though his eyes were holding their breath, while his mother looked at him, her face flaccid and...   (source)
    flaccid = lacking firmness or strength
  • Grasping the child through the momentarily flaccid walls of the womb, she heaved, trying to turn it.†   (source)
  • 2 I descend my western course, my sinews are flaccid, Perfume and youth course through me and I am their wake.†   (source)
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