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  • Our father was actually fidgeting.   (source)
    fidgeting = making small restless movements
  • He fidgeted with his hat.   (source)
    fidgeted = made small restless movements
  • Instead she begins to fidget.   (source)
    fidget = make small restless movements
  • I fidget in my chair, watching the secretary type papers.   (source)
  • She was old and cranky-looking, and I don't think you could ever meet anyone who fidgeted more.   (source)
    fidgeted = made small restless movements
  • Rico, who was always fidgeting with his collar, dropped his hands and cleared his throat.   (source)
    fidgeting = making small restless movements
  • Hearing the word beat, Grandpa began to fidget.   (source)
    fidget = make small restless movements
  • She's sitting there so silent it makes him nervous and fidgety.   (source)
    fidgety = restless and finding it hard to sit still
  • The two rabbits waited in silence, broken only by the continual nervous fidgeting of Fiver.   (source)
    fidgeting = making of small restless movements
  • Don't stare at people and don't fidget.   (source)
    fidget = make small restless movements
  • 'Now,' said Mother, putting her arm round Bobbie and laying her ruffled head against Bobbie's shoulder, 'try to tell me, dear.'
      Bobbie fidgeted.   (source)
    fidgeted = made small restless movements
  • Then for an hour it was deadly dull, and I was fidgety.   (source)
    fidgety = restless (finding it hard to sit still)
  • Here the Queen put on her spectacles, and began staring at the Hatter, who turned pale and fidgeted.   (source)
    fidgeted = made small restless movements
  • I fidgeted.†   (source)
  • Fidgeting, muttering, gossiping.†   (source)
  • In her mouth, the words fidgeted, but they came out in a rush.†   (source)
  • There's some adjusting and fidgeting.†   (source)
  • As he talked, the fidgety students settled into their folding chairs and became enraptured by the legendary, world-traveled man who told us how proud he was of his West Virginia roots, and how we, too, should be proud of those roots, roots we all shared; and how, regardless of where we came from, each and every one of us could and should follow our dreams, just as he had followed his.†   (source)
  • Sandy fidgeted with his pen.†   (source)
  • The rest of us sat fidgeting nervously throughout the interview and when Mama looked our way, we swiftly found somewhere else to rest our eyes.†   (source)
  • Mae seemed embarrassed, and Miles and Jesse fidgeted, glancing at their mother uneasily.†   (source)
  • I drank a glass of water, and passed the time in fidgeting.†   (source)
  • Louisa Wilkes looked around the living room, fidgeting with her purse.†   (source)
  • Behind me I can feel rather than hear Kitty fidgeting.†   (source)
  • She fidgeted with the doorframe with one gloved hand.†   (source)
  • The Count fidgeted.†   (source)
  • Margarethe was helping her mother chop vegetables, chattering and fidgeting the whole time.†   (source)
  • You're fidgeting.†   (source)
  • She was fidgeting and showing her teeth.†   (source)
  • Some of the moms showed up and stood off to the side with their camcorders and zoom lenses, fidgeting and waving and basically acting as dweeby as their sons looked.†   (source)
  • The judge had been fidgeting and had seemed distracted when I started, so I paused.†   (source)
  • I spent the first twenty minutes feeling a bit fidgety, irritated by the subtitles and wondering if Will was going to get grouchy if I told him I needed the loo.†   (source)
  • It occurred to me that he'd always acted nervous and fidgety when we left Yancy, as if he expected something bad to happen.†   (source)
  • A short, pudgy boy fidgeted back and forth on his feet, looking up at Thomas with wide eyes.†   (source)
  • Some were calm and ladylike, others fidgeted in excitement.†   (source)
  • He fidgeted.†   (source)
  • He fidgeted.†   (source)
  • MINDY FIDGETED in her seat as Venkat trudged in.†   (source)
  • Fidgeting.†   (source)
  • The one who was doing all the talking saw them fidgeting and said, "Hold steady, men."†   (source)
  • He's up there on my shoulders and he's getting fidgety, squirming around.†   (source)
  • A line of children already stood at the door, all of them accompanied by their parents, all fidgeting nervously.†   (source)
  • She clears her throat, fidgets.†   (source)
  • Art fidgeted in the witness stand for the second time that day.†   (source)
  • But I couldn't articulate this when I was nineteen and fidgeting in the headmaster's office.†   (source)
  • Robert Arryn, Lord of the Eyrie and Defender of the Vale, was fidgeting impatiently in his elevated chair.†   (source)
  • The old man fidgeted.†   (source)
  • Aria fidgeted with her jacket's zipper.†   (source)
  • Cal fidgets, a muscle in his cheek twitching.†   (source)
  • A fidgety near-silence descended on the room.†   (source)
  • I pick up a magazine and flip through it, but my leg is shaking and I'm fidgeting to the point that I can't focus.†   (source)
  • It was Ben, his feet fidgeting in fast-motion like he needed to pee or something.†   (source)
  • He fidgeted and watched my father.†   (source)
  • It was fidgeting with a small machine on a countertop, amid a dozen other machines.†   (source)
  • Alex fidgets next to me.†   (source)
  • They watched for a moment in silence, but Zaphod was fidgety with excitement.†   (source)
  • Mildred fidgeted.†   (source)
  • Kit fidgeted impatiently.†   (source)
  • Since then, every evening, Mom and Grandma had fidgeted, going to the kitchen on the landing, finding something to do on the roof, unable to relax as they waited for Dad to come home.†   (source)
  • You are looking very fidgety.†   (source)
  • He kept fidgeting, playing with his dog tags.†   (source)
  • The listeners fidgeted and stared at Eragon.†   (source)
  • But I am feeling crowded and fidgety, aware of the cameras in every corner, the doors that could snap shut.†   (source)
  • I fidgeted nervously with the zipper on my jacket.†   (source)
  • The fidgety distraction had completely disappeared.†   (source)
  • He fidgets in the lap of his honorary uncle, who sits on a bedcover on the floor, surrounded by guests in front and behind and beside him.†   (source)
  • Denna looked down at her hands, fidgeting with a ring on her finger, twisting it.†   (source)
  • Fish fidgeting below the sheen.†   (source)
  • Langdon loved teaching in this hall because he always knew how engaged the students were simply by listening to how much they fidgeted in their pews.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Sheridan fidgeted with her cup.†   (source)
  • Sophie fidgeted a little.†   (source)
  • He skipped and fidgeted and jumped around like a 165-pound man.†   (source)
  • Nervous, she fidgeted the knot and looked to the right.†   (source)
  • When Seivarden woke, she was fidgety and irritable.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Liddell became fidgety and excited as she was introduced.†   (source)
  • She started fidgeting with her necklace.†   (source)
  • Principal Hawthorne kept talking and all I could do was just sit there, watching Rogerson as he fidgeted, glancing around, bored.†   (source)
  • I asked, though I could tell by the way she was fidgeting with her hairbrush that she was not finished with her own topic.†   (source)
  • When forced to sit for long stretches through lectures and instruction, he was fidgety and unsure of himself, his mind wandered and he felt claustrophobic.†   (source)
  • Miss Bessie's bag was tight, and she was fidgeting with discomfort.†   (source)
  • No. Isabelle fidgeted, pushing a dark lock of hair behind her left ear.†   (source)
  • The rest of the class, me included, fidgets.†   (source)
  • "They keep quiet, and will expect you to do the same," he said, frowning as my brothers, restless and fidgety, made a game of shoving each other.†   (source)
  • He fidgeted with a button on his sleeve.†   (source)
  • As I sipped sweet tea and fidgeted, his Holiness rooted around in an adjacent cabinet, brought out a large, ornately decorated book, and handed it to me.†   (source)
  • The Sardaukar stood silent, fidgeting.†   (source)
  • She was fidgeting with the zipper of her sleeping bag as she talked, not looking at us.†   (source)
  • The boys' line was uneven, fidgeting nervously.†   (source)
  • Then she went back to her speech while I fidgeted.†   (source)
  • She's always so restless and fidgety.†   (source)
  • After a couple of hours, the novelty of having an American in the house wore off, and the men became fidgety and wandered off to do errands.†   (source)
  • Anyway"—I fidgeted, like I was embarrassed to admit what I was telling them—"I said some mean stuff to Kayla that scared her.†   (source)
  • The lawyers frowned and exhaled and fidgeted and finally decided to step out for some coffee.†   (source)
  • I notice her fidgeting with her dress as if she needs to fix it to impress me.†   (source)
  • He fidgeted in his chair.†   (source)
  • He can hear them fidgeting.†   (source)
  • There would be no fidgeting and jumping up—show these people that they were used to things like this.†   (source)
  • "Mary gets the fidgets if something ain't happening ever minute," Buf said.†   (source)
  • Even Mr. Tall gets fidgety when Mr. Tiny's around.†   (source)
  • Cedric fidgets in his chair.†   (source)
  • Hitter fidgeting in the box.†   (source)
  • She fidgeted.†   (source)
  • When Mazen looks at Keenan for confirmation, the younger man fidgets.†   (source)
  • Here, on the floor, he was fidgety, unused to a cross-legged position.†   (source)
  • Mum began to sob while Max fidgeted and looked helplessly about the office.†   (source)
  • The chaplain fidgeted.†   (source)
  • He looked indisposed — to see Sackville-Bagginses at any rate; and he stood up, fidgeting with something in his pocket.†   (source)
  • Mortenson drained a second cup of tea and fidgeted on the dusty pile of carpets while the theatrics continued.†   (source)
  • They've been waiting for twenty minutes and are fidgety.†   (source)
  • They sat across the room, fidgeted with their napkins, and tried not to look nervous.†   (source)
  • Stilettos clicked against the floor when Ashley fidgeted.†   (source)
  • Shay was subdued, shuffling, fidgety.†   (source)
  • The younger one, called Jack, was straw-haired and fidgety; the older, Charles, was bespectacled and efficient.†   (source)
  • She fidgeted and wriggled her bare toes while Mr. Sasaki spoke.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Arable fidgeted.†   (source)
  • Mr. Armistead stopped fidgeting and Mrs. Cleary's hands on her papers went still.†   (source)
  • He'd been fidgeting for some time.†   (source)
  • The chain that was being used as a threatening lasso only a moment ago is now being used as worry beads as the guy anxiously fidgets with the links.†   (source)
  • Angel fidgeted and looked over at Max.†   (source)
  • As the host droned through the starter's introduction, Pollard fidgeted in the crowd, slurping up champagne and, like everyone else, stagnating in boredom.†   (source)
  • The mists of confusion swelled, dissolving into a barracks-like room with soldiers sitting behind a long table, a wooden chair on the right, a man sitting there, fidgeting, nervous.†   (source)
  • The time spent this way usually more than pays for itself in time saved on the machine and prevents you from doing fidgety things that create problems later on.†   (source)
  • I got fidgety.†   (source)
  • Tommy looked anxious; his hands fidgeted nervously on the end of his bat.†   (source)
  • He loses concentration and fidgets.†   (source)
  • He fidgeted and fussed around, double-checking Brian's figures, chewing on a pencil, pacing the floor.†   (source)
  • While he spoke, the men surrounding him, Simeon Jocelyn, The Emancipator's editor, Joshua Leavitt, and nearly a dozen other men who had become members of his newly formed Amistad Committee, watched the agitated spectators and fidgeted nervously.†   (source)
  • Lady Markham fidgets, casts a glance toward her imperious friend again.†   (source)
  • Mr. Jenkins fidgeted around to hear what Granpa had to say about it, but he knew Granpa too well to ask.†   (source)
  • She noticed when I fidgeted, and smiled.†   (source)
  • A few of the grandchildren were small boys, fidgeting in their best clothes.†   (source)
  • Luz Villaverde (1976) For a man with such large hands, my father fidgeted with delicate things—a loose thread on his jacket, a twirling match, the tiniest clasps.†   (source)
  • Mrs. Poole was standing beside Mama; she was fully dressed as if going to a social, and I noticed that Mama kept fidgeting with the collar of her green robe, wishing that she, too, had taken the time to dress for the fire.†   (source)
  • Lou stood and fidgeted, but finally could not take this foolishness any longer.†   (source)
  • The fidgety tick of glass on glass.†   (source)
  • BRADY (Fidgeting) That is correct.†   (source)
  • They lay like that for some time, until gradually Abby stopped fidgeting and her breaths grew slow and even.†   (source)
  • The Corps stood on his front lawn, the light of the candles surreal and trembling as we fidgeted diffidently before the shadows on his verandah.†   (source)
  • He was looking for the telltale signs—the fidgeting, the squirming, the sudden starts—that signaled the onset of emotional distress and confusion.†   (source)
  • And the giantess was fidgety.†   (source)
  • I began to grow decidedly fidgety, for I dislike staring matches, and in this particular case I was up against a master, whose yellow glare seemed to become more baleful as I attempted to stare him down.†   (source)
  • He fidgeted irritably.†   (source)
  • Stormgren had walked to his desk and was fidgeting with his famous uranium paperweight.†   (source)
  • Heycock's aide fidgeted at the end of the ramp.†   (source)
  • Stop fidgeting, Mary!†   (source)
  • She was thinner and more fidgety and not as sharp as she used to be.†   (source)
  • Then, fidgeting.†   (source)
  • Lena fidgeted.†   (source)
  • He fidgeted on his chair, got up, paced the room, and sat down again.†   (source)
  • He fidgeted, lit a cigarette, gazed at the dark plush curtains that masked the exits.†   (source)
  • Bobbie fidgeted with the hook of the driving apron.   (source)
  • ...these men was in such a fidget now that some was wanting to start right NOW and lay for them desperadoes,   (source)
    fidget = restless state
  • I got to set still and float, and yet it's mighty fidgety business to have to hold your hands still at such a time.   (source)
    fidgety = restless
  • Jim was fidgeting up and down past me.   (source)
    fidgeting = making small restless movements
  • I fidgeted up and down the raft...   (source)
    fidgeted = made small restless movements
  • They was setting around, some of them talking a little, in a low voice, and all of them fidgety and uneasy, but trying to look like they warn't; but I knowed they was, because they was always taking off their hats, and putting them on, and scratching their heads, and changing their seats, and fumbling with their buttons.   (source)
    fidgety = restless (finding it hard to sit still)
  • His usual fidgety distraction is replaced with a determination I have never seen.†   (source)
  • He sat next to her, fidgeting with his rings.†   (source)
  • I fidgeted in my seat and waited for her answer.†   (source)
  • "Good," I said, fidgeting with my dress.†   (source)
  • Thomas noticed Teresa fidgeting next to him.†   (source)
  • She fidgets in her seat, but doesn't respond.†   (source)
  • She fidgeted, trying to collect her thoughts.†   (source)
  • She fidgeted with her sword hilt, which made Leo uneasy.†   (source)
  • Beetee, the man, is older and somewhat fidgety.†   (source)
  • I stand guard, fidgety and hot and raw with the emotions of the day.†   (source)
  • The three women fidgeted and looked nervously at the empty mud-colored walls.†   (source)
  • His mother, like a dog worrying a blanket, moved around in her seat and fidgeted.†   (source)
  • She gave me her shy smile and fidgeted with the fringe of her scarf as if expecting a reproach.†   (source)
  • The two men in Venkat's office fidgeted in their chairs.†   (source)
  • I did so, mutely, and stood there, fidgeting, until he emerged.†   (source)
  • Theresa fidgeted with the coffee cup for a moment, her eyes downcast.†   (source)
  • A fidgety scholar, though: He seemed quite shy, or at the very least anxious.†   (source)
  • She fidgeted the blanket on and off again, and rubbed her arms and wrists together.†   (source)
  • I can't stop fidgeting and I wish he would start talking again.†   (source)
  • Adri reached forward and fidgeted with the unfinished hem of Pearl's sleeve.†   (source)
  • At the parking lot, John's two friends fidgeted as they, too, tried to look cool.†   (source)
  • Paul fidgeted with his gun and stared at us aggressively, smiling.†   (source)
  • I looked down at my dress, fidgeting with a stray piece of chiffon.†   (source)
  • It wriggled its belly farther into the coals, almost like it was fidgeting.†   (source)
  • He fidgeted with his hands for a minute.†   (source)
  • He held a small, thin box, and he drummed his fingers against it, fidgeting.†   (source)
  • I fidgeted with a piece of my dress for a moment, trying to think of how to say this right.†   (source)
  • He lowered his eyes and fidgeted with his hat again.†   (source)
  • He's fidgety and nervous, as if his rival is in the room with us.†   (source)
  • I'd lie there all fidgety and tight, then after a while I'd feel a swell of anger come on.†   (source)
  • Fudge was not looking at her at all, but fidgeting with his papers.†   (source)
  • I stand there, fidgeting in the hall like a kid.†   (source)
  • "Look, that's not how I meant it," he says, fidgeting with more wires.†   (source)
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