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  • Picture yourself suspended by a life vest and bouncing in wind-tossed waves.

    An Ugly Way To Die

  • Mr. Pike, like an enormous spider in a wind-tossed web, went back and forth along the slender bridge that was itself a shaken thread in the blast of the storm.

    CHAPTER XXXIII

  • Ms. Sakai shows Yu-chan looking very small in the large wind-tossed meadow, with just her white sunhat showing, and it's at this moment that the child—and the reader—realizes that she is lost.

    Enchanted Gardens, Wherever You Look

  • In songs like "Caught a Long Wind" and "Cicadas and Gulls," Ms. Feist uses nature as metaphor; often, the narrator has a bird's perspective—above setting, wind-tossed, observing beauty at a distance.

    The Recovering Pop Artist

  • “Ride the wind-tossed waves, a pirate scans the horizon, dolphins at his side.”

    Master of Mirrors

  • None of them listened to wind-tossed dog tags clanking against the rifle, boots and helmet memorial of a newly killed Marine.

    From Fallujah to Chili's: A reservist goes back to work

  • Spreading out like wind-tossed leaves, runners headed into the first mile, settling into their paces.

    Runners

  • She coaxed it onward, brushing the tips of the wind-tossed trees with its leading edge, smashing them into sudden plumes of ice.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • He slipped the bottle and card in his pocket, feeling them clink against his timepiece, then placed the bag under her coat and went outside into the wind-tossed night, hoping the stench of thievery would not linger on him long.

    Aching for Always

  • At first they saw nothing; it was hard to see the bow of the ship through the rain and wind-tossed seas.

    Finnegan teoriza la practica de cuerdas

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