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  • The livery horse he had rented down in the valley was a broken-kneed, jaded, and spiritless creature, that stood calmly while its rider was dragged from its back by the wild-looking and violently impetuous man who sprang out around a sharp turn of the trail.

    CHAPTER XXXVI

  • Not quite as desolate or dry, perhaps, as the prophet's might have been, but still wild-looking.

    Weirder Cucumbers « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • They were, he observed: "Russians in top-boots, leather leggings and fur hats; wild-looking people from the most outlandish parts of that great uncivilised land."

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • Though brave and bold at home the moonshiner in a large city is as wild-looking a man as is ever seen.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • The awkwardness Rowan feels, sitting at the breakfast table with a wild-looking stranger who is also a blood relative, just about keeps a lid on the anger.

    The Redleys

  • Janie glances out the window to the backyard and sees a small garden and, off to the side, wild-looking bushes dotted red.

    GONE

  • Its habit of filling up with water and the funny location of its siphone with a wild-looking 'tuft' of eight arms and two tentacles had prompted scientists to name it the piglet squid.

    Boing Boing

  • On Thanksgiving morning Mom ceded her kitchen to this stranger, this tall and wild-looking man, and he proceeded to cook with total abandon.

    The Dirty Life

  • A wild-looking group of men were kicking, slapping, and pushing them around.

    I’m Still Standing

  • A half mile from Victor's place, a wild-looking Brother Neal leaped into the road and thrust an arm in Richard's direction.

    Men Don't Leave Me

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