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  • He and Connie had laughed it up in the driveway, ending up kissing like old times sitting on the back stoop under starlight, half-frozen.

    Blues Machine

  • As I crunched my way through harvested, half-frozen cornstalks, the little ICBM roared to life and shot out a putrid, sulfuric haze of smoke.

    Another Body

  • The sulky crackling of half-frozen hides told him that the chief's moose-skin lodge had been struck, and even then was being rammed and jammed into portable compass.

    THE LAW OF LIFE

  • Beneath the snow the ground was wet, half-frozen mud.

    Bird Cloud

  • Round, about half the size of a soccer field, the pond looked as it had twelve years before, but the collar of vegetation had tightened around it, the circle of evergreens growing inward, encroaching on its edge, casting long shadows on its half-frozen surface.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear

  • The water had been removed from the pool, but leaves clotted the drains and rain had formed a half-frozen crust beneath the diving board.

    Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear

  • When Ăšltimo returned half-frozen from his pickups and deliveries, Rosa was sitting on the stool with a space heater under her, reading comic books.

    Alba

  • The high school band played "Chantilly Lace" with half-frozen fingers for the dozens who had come together for a vigil to celebrate and remember what they had all loved and lost.

    Chantilly High School mourns 'spirit shed,' a community's canvas for decades

  • So they said nothing, these two men who had taken the half-frozen woman into their tent three days back, and who had warmed her, and fed her, and rescued her goods from the Indian packers.

    SIWASH

  • There were thirteen alive, and for seventy-two hours they stood knee-deep in the sloshing water on the cabin floor, half-frozen, without food, and with but three bottles of wine shared among them.

    THE "FRANCIS SPAIGHT"

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