“Some of those nearest to him fell naturally into the habit of referring to him as “the King,” and in time the title crept out of the immediate household and was taken up by others who loved him.”
“Some of those nearest to him fell naturally into the habit of referring to him as "the King," and in time the title crept out of the immediate household and was taken up by others who loved him.”
“A new term crept into the American lexicon: stagflation.”
“His eyes brightened and a grin crept over his face.”
“The smell was frightful and sickening, while my imagination broke loose, and my skin crept and crawled till I was nearly frantic.”
“For some reason, a grin crept me and my friends face.”
“Out went the Splenda, shortening, prunes and whole-wheat flour, and in crept unsweetened applesauce, beet juice, extra cocoa, real butter and Kamut flour.”
“He rubbed his ear with his shoulder and a little half-grin crept over his face.”
“Since she was in Scotland and since she used the word "monster," I would imagine that the word crept into her remarks from Loch Ness.”
“He paused for dramatic effect, straightening as that incorrigible grin crept back onto his face.”
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Some words are always like this. Some only when British or archaic. Some are just fun.
Short words with strong sounds.
Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
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