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  • You may prefer to call it a spatulous device for abrading the surface of the soil.

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  • And he would turn to Miss Moorsom for approval, lowering protectingly his spatulous nose and looking up with feeling from under his absurd eyebrows, which grew thin, in the manner of canebrakes, out of his spongy skin.

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  • And he would turn to Miss Moorsom for approval, lowering protectively his spatulous nose and looking up with feeling from under his absurd eyebrows, which grew thin, in the manner of canebrakes, out of his spongy skin.

    - Conrad, The Planter of Malata

    March 5, 2009