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hunch-shouldered

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  • That peril, like the action flowing from it, is intense—a hold-up gone bad; car chases through the streets of Los Angeles; car combat that involves some spectacular driving in reverse; car characterization that puts the way-cool hero into an unassuming Chevy Impala with 300 horses hidden under the hood or, later, a spirited, stolen Mustang, and the bad guys into a massive, hunch-shouldered Chrysler 300 sedan.

    'Drive': A Rolls of an Action Film Noir

  • But the hunch-shouldered man they call Lefty displayed a titanium gut Sunday to take his third green jacket in a wild, rollicking Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga.

    Phil Lifts Masters Out of the Woods

  • The residents who came and went from the building were mostly old, leathery, hunch-shouldered seniors shuffling to the taxi stand at the corner or pushing wheeled shopping carts down the block.

    A Hidden Affair

  • Pender took a sudden interest in the landscape, the golden, rolling hills, the dusty green live oaks, a turkey vulture wheeling in the sky, a glowering, hunch-shouldered hawk perched atop a telephone pole.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • Filch evidently thought Professor McGonagall had taken leave of her senses, but hobbled away, hunch-shouldered, muttering under his breath.

    Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

  • But overnight, he'd turned hunch-shouldered and sullen, like a husk that used to contain the whole of him.

    Nineteen Minutes

  • Cape spread a map out on the long table in the firehouse and the volunteers stood around it, hunch-shouldered and grim.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • The monarch of Aluwna stood hunch-shouldered at the archway leading to his balcony, and he continued to gaze upon the unsuspecting crowd in the courtyard below.

    Genesis Force

  • We wandered back and forth across the landscape like a pair of tin seekers, climbing down to examine every low-lying place and streambed, stubbing our toes, twisting our ankles, and breaking our fingernails on the stones, catching our clothing on the gorse bushes, and developing cricks in our necks from the hunch-shouldered position adopted in the vain attempt to keep the rain from our collars.

    The Moor

  • Slowly, still breathless with surprise, she eased her breath out and stared at the kid standing hunch-shouldered under the overhang by the door of the gas station caf-.

    Wild Blood

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