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  • Could he ever forget how she had reached with great effort into a snowbank, had dug out with her small, red-mittened hands a chunk of snow, and, lifting it high above her head, had thrown it weakly at him with such force that she had fallen headlong upon the sidewalk?

    The Fortune Hunter

  • You get the distinctiona meteoroid is a chunk of rock that flies through the air; a meteorite is what you call that piece of rock if it lands on the Earth.

    George’s Cosmic Treasure Hunt

  • It can be a chunk of your Mississippi Mud Cake—before you add the marshmallows and the icing.

    It Ain’t All About the Cookin’

  • Richard had even made her what he called a soap-saver: a wire basket attached to a wire handle in which she could put a chunk of soap and swish it through the water without losing the soap.

    Morgan’s Run

  • One time, in fifth grade, a kid named Alan Raskowitz pulled out a chunk of my hair during art class, because he thought it was funny, so I beat him to a pulp.

    Venomous

  • More than 1,100 communities, non-profits, military bases, airports, museums and other groups across the country have been granted a chunk of WTC steel, says Steve Coleman, spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

    Communities seek World Trade Center steel for memorials

  • "Thank you, Iowa," said Lester Goodin , using a pocketknife to cut out a chunk of fresh topsoil deposited across his 538 acres.

    After the Flood, Farmers Try to Dig In

  • She felt a chunk of unchewed carrot slide down the back of her tongue and lodge in her windpipe.

    Choker

  • Then, sometimes, there is a big slipa three-putt, a grounder off the tee; a chunk of the cake falls away.

    The Italian Summer

  • When swallowing a bolus, which is a chunk of chewed food, it causes the esophagus to be stretched.

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