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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pucker.


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  • The professor's smiling expression puckered into one of prim censure.

    A Kiss Remembered

  • I admit I had a difficult time reading the review, since it focused heavily on topics that have little to do with cycling, such as color choices, "puckered" tubing, and the frighteningly intimate fitting process complete with lurid arrows:

    What Happens When You Consume: Asses For You and Me

  • Until he had assured himself there was no danger from falling fragments in the shattered halls and stairways that led up to the gaping ruin at the truncated top of the tower he would not let her enter the building, but set her to fashioning a kind of puckered bag with a huge skin taken from the furrier's shop in the Arcade, while he explored.

    Darkness and Dawn

  • Was there not even now a curious malicious gleam in her dark eye, a frown upon her forehead, a kind of puckered and contemptuous smile upon her lips?

    Ringfield A Novel

  • so i bet Johnny was pretty smug there in his pseudo-retirement. i bet he thought he was in the clear. i'm sure he never figured he'd surf the web and catch his name in a paragraph that prominently featured the words "puckered," "throbbing," "turgid," and "Orlando Bloom." silly Johnny. fics are for chicks, and you made a pirate movie reminding us of the joys of boys in eyeliner.

    and now another installment toward my unending quest to prove an embarrassment to SAU

  • January 8th, 2010 at 2: 08 pm raynman says: why when I see a picture of a puckered anus, do I think of Jim Bowie??

    Think Progress » Native-American GOP Congressman Calls Steele’s ‘Honest Injun’ Comments ‘Unacceptable’

  • He puckered his lips in a long low whistle of understanding and stopped rowing.


  • And so he rode overseeing about the plantation, with tightly drawn and puckered brows, puzzling over the problem, and steeling himself to the first attempt.

    Chapter 20

  • Everywhere there are chaps sucking pencil ends and with puckered brows.

    Stan Prout

  • Greengrocers lined the sidewalks with the last of the jabalieh tomatoes, big meaty pink and green fruits whose rippling flesh puckered into circles like little baboon butts mooning you all in a row.

    Day of Honey


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  • Wrinkled noses and puckered lips—sometimes this is my family’s reaction to my cooking, especially when I’m trying something new in the kitchen.

    December 9, 2010