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  • Randy knocked and Missouri, looking almost svelte in a newly acquired waistline, opened the door.†   (source)
  • But when I did know it I was still willing to stay that way so you wouldn't think I'd get all svelte and leave.†   (source)
  • Outside, the skyline has changed: the Park Plaza is no longer the tallest building around, but a squat leftover, dwarfed by the svelte glassy towers that rise around it.†   (source)
  • A good half of the station crowd was already staring at them, torn between horrified pity and riotous mirth, and as Phyllis, with her svelte jaw dropping, approached, the pair bent over and emitted a college cheer in loud, far-carrying voices, thoughtfully adding the name "Phyllis" to the end.†   (source)
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