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battered-looking

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  • And poking out of the broken-zipped top of the bag were three battered-looking wooden tennis rackets, each containing its own old-school cover which would keep the strings taut.

    Court Out « A Fly in Amber

  • At their head is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, 51, whose scowling, battered-looking mugshot from his 2003 capture has become a familiar news staple.

    Guantánamo Bay files: Obama grapples with fate of last 172 prisoners

  • She is thin and dirty, battered-looking, her fur scraggly and grey-brown where I suspect it should be white, her tail dragging low.

    Down and Out in Riverdale

  • I've only been here four months, during a drastic cooling in the violence, and I feel like a cop showing up late to a domestic disturbance; I haven't seen anybody being hit, but I understand why the battered-looking victims are acting skittish.

    S.D. Liddick: Hitchhiking in Anbar Province

  • Sad battered-looking cream lace blouses, which once graced the shelves of Whistles - and have always relied on the kindness of strangers.

    River Island : The Bubonic Plaque

  • They passed an adult bookstore with a battered-looking sedan parked out front, a pawn shop with a neon LOTTERY barely visible in its sun-drenched window, a row of gas stations, a 7-Eleven.

    The Life You Longed For

  • The other day moriarty6 and I were catching some new movie and we were graced by a preview for an upcoming science-fiction flick ... a science fiction flick that looks just about pretty freaking awesome until Vin Diesel's battered-looking mug leers forth from the screen.

    Tuesday hodge-podge post

  • He did amazing-looking 3D renders, created battered-looking product brochure scans in Photoshop and comped his own tweaking hand into one picture.

    How to: Create a totally convincing synth hoax

  • She was a wealthy wife in a large house in Topanga Canyon, still pretty though vaguely battered-looking, the skin around her eyes and mouth bearing the telltale parched pull of a former smoker.

    The Position

  • A battered-looking man entered my field of view, and I was able to turn my head enough to watch him.

    Dead Beat

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