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  • Wrapping a towel around her still-wet body, she hurried into her bedroom to get the call before her answering machine clicked into action.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Pulling her still-wet hair up into a twist on the back of her head, she used one of the last-minute souvenirs.

    Under a Maui Moon

  • A few minutes later, up and down the streets, comes a chiming of voices, good-byes, slammed doors, cars backing down driveways, mothers and fathers rushing across town with their briefcases and still-wet hair to catch the next train to the city.

    Tell us we’re home

  • After his crew cleaned the deck, we had to chase them away twice when they showed up to apply stain to still-wet deck boards.

    Sometimes DIY can mean “Do In Yourself”

  • I picked up the still-wet, balled-up T-shirt and opened it up, slapping as much sand off it as I could.

    SUSPICION

  • It was my purse, my still-wet T-shirt, and one of my shoes.

    SUSPICION

  • With the still-wet calligraphy brush, he quickly applied a dollop of ink to the peg. It would slide into the hole, thicken like lacquer, then eventually harden into a cement bond that would keep the sword tightly assembled forever.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • Isabelle drew her still-wet coat closer around her shoulders.

    Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

  • In Wellington Street my brother met a couple of sturdy roughs who had just been rushed out of Fleet Street with still-wet newspapers and staring placards.

    The War of The Worlds

  • Portraiture is a recurring concern of the artist in his photographically derived paintings, and the show demonstrates how his technique of blurring -- by dragging a dry brush across the still-wet paint surface -- has stayed constant, while his desire to make his images inscrutable, and unexpressive, has evolved.

    Hidden Treasures Shine a New Light on the Black Death

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