white-knuckled love

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  • In a flash, Bobby was on him, tiny, white-knuckled fists flying, words and gibberish streaming from his tight red mouth.

    Go to Jesus

  • Thunder and lightning were crashing and flashing (respectively) and I was white-knuckled on the steering wheel while Josie was reading the directions and we were both trying to read the ridiculously small lettering on the street signs.

    What I did on the weekend -- Part 2: How do you say "Curse you, Mapquest!" in French?

  • His hands curled into white-knuckled fists on his knees.

    Crimson Wind

  • Million-Dollar Baby Michael Lerner 's journey to entrepreneurial stardom began with a white-knuckled ride down Storrow Drive in Boston.

    After the One-Hit Wonder

  • Then he became afraid to fly, but not because he was white-knuckled about air travel.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • I sat in the back and literally white-knuckled on the seat because I was terrified that an earwig was going to get me.

    Green Lantern: Interview With Tricia Helfer » DVDs Worth Watching

  • After a long winter hiatus, the CW's Thursday thrillers return, including The Vampire Diaries where everyone's in a state of turmoil and the underappreciated Nikita, which is turning out to be the most enjoyably white-knuckled spy ride since Alias.

    Matt's Picks: January 24-27

  • The old man – white-knuckled to the steering wheel, his watery blues blurred by the scorching gusts that boiled through open windows – would retreat to an oasis in his mind where 99 icy bottles of beer stood, row upon row, ready for his inspection.

    SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 609

  • So I held out, white-knuckled, for a while until all my hair fell out, then I cashed out, expecting a price crash in town.

    Matthew Yglesias » Up, Up and Away

  • Cautiously, and with a white-knuckled grip on the antler, I walked down the hall.

    Arcane Circle

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