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fidget
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
to make small restless movements
  • A line of children already stood at the door, all of them accompanied by their parents, all fidgeting nervously.
    p. 8.4
  • A fidgety scholar, though: He seemed quite shy, or at the very least anxious.
    p. 32.5
  • Finally, though, Constance flashed the code for her last letter (dash, dot — an N), then looked expectantly at Sticky, who immediately began to fidget.
    p. 121.6
  • Notoriously fidgety, Sticky signaled the answers by tugging his ear or tapping his temple — motions he disguised with head scratches, collar-straightening, and spectacle-polishing — and Constance sat in the back row, where none of the other students would notice her watching him.
    p. 227.1
  • "Hey, my fidgeting isn't the only problem, you know!"
    p. 227.5
  • He possesses enormous talent, but I fear the fidgeting belies an underlying weakness.
    p. 243.5
  • But the fidgety bald boy was the only one she felt confident about.
    p. 276.1
  • Sticky was hardpressed not to fidget.
    p. 298.4

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