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  • They braced their half-grown bodies in the path of the ball, gloves ready, tensing for the throw.

    Black Water

  • But the truth is that the ISS is really only half-grown -- stunted -- starved into a crippled half-adult form.

    ISS Is Starting to Look Like Freedom - NASA Watch

  • She says that her ex stopped feeding the cats (country people often don't provide food for outdoor cats) and that the two half-grown kittens weren't there when she went to pick them up (she had found a person willing to take them in.)

    Kitten Chan-ho and Kitten Chantho: Origins (Updated)

  • Recently, though, someone abandoned two half-grown kittens here and one of them is really friendly.

    Can People with autism/asperger's become published Fiction Writers?

  • It would take a hop, throw out its half-grown wings, take another hop and throw them out again.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery

  • Men will shelter her, and explain things to her, and cover up for her mistakes; in the worst cases — like Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, which is a carnival of disaster on a gender front as well as a racial one — her every action will be upstaged by those of a half-grown boy, thus establishing that a male of any age will always be more useful than a woman.

    The problem of the Childlike Empress at SF Novelists

  • And to complete it all his horse stumbled upon several large broods of half-grown quail, and the air was filled with the thrum of their flight.

    Chapter VIII

  • There are no kiddies and half-grown youths among them.

    Chapter 18

  • And Bashti, who had never feared death all his long life and who had laughed a joke with his forefinger blown off by the bursting flint-lock pistol, smiled gleefully to himself, for his glee was intellectual and in admiration of this half-grown puppy whom he rapped on the nose with

    CHAPTER XV

  • Confronting them, a dozen paces away, was a half-grown red fox.

    CHAPTER XXII

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