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  • Then right as I'm gonna puke over Frank's mom's newly-washed dishes I concentrate really hard, and I'm fine.

    stinking nightgown

  • Later, the newly-washed girl hesitates for maybe a second before agreeing that indeed the two are the same.

    Like Water

  • Normally the Sahel climate of the Extreme North province will dry our newly-washed clothes within an hour, or produce sun-dried tomatoes in an afternoon!

    *Ndiam DON!!!

  • He suddenly remembered that he had forgotten his gloves, and called out to the “never-failing” Pavel, who brought him a pair of newly-washed white kid ones, the fingers of which were so stretched at the tips that they looked like long biscuits.

    Virgin Soil

  • The sky would be an impossible blue, gentle and misty, with white clouds fluffy as newly-washed fleeces sailing over the hills on their way to the next valley.

    The Gates Of Sleep

  • A chunky young man with a face from an Orozco mural was holding up a piece of cardboard with "MR. DAVIS" printed on it when I left the plane; he led me to a newly-washed blue 1983 Volvo station wagon parked just outside the pink and turquoise terminal.

    The Mozart Code

  • Gerard and I in due course found ourselves in the casualty department of the local major hospital where he was whisked off to regions unseen and I sat with my bare newly-washed arm on a small table while a middle-aged nursing sister expertly and unemotionally picked pellets out with a glittering instrument reminiscent of tweezers.

    PROOF

  • Their father wore a newly-washed kimono, but his chief glory was an old bowler hat which a European gentleman had given to him.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Japan

  • Begin every morning on an entirely new, that is newly-washed, set of diapers.

    Making Good on Private Duty

  • And when Miss Kitty kissed his newly-washed cheeks, and pronounced them "like ripe russets," Miss Betty murmured,

    Tales from Many Sources Vol. V

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