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used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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move or remove by force
  • As he pulled off the soiled sheets he dislodged the panties I had put under the mattress.
    p. 82.7
  • The women's feet had swollen to fill the discarded men's shoes they wore, and they washed their arms at the well to dislodge dirt and splinters that had accrued to them as part of the day's pickings.
    p. 121.3
  • The dislodged gentleman bounced around for a long breath or two before the Baptist minister gave him his chair, then with more dignity than the situation deserved, the minister walked off the stage.
    p. 178.4
  • The cool air in my mouth and the jarring of my molars dislodged what little remained of my reason.
    p. 186.6
  • A person unaware of all the factors that make up oppression might have expected sympathy or even support from the Negro newcomers for the dislodged Japanese.
    p. 209.9
  • The unquestioning acceptance by my peers had dislodged the familiar insecurity.
    p. 254.2

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