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  • The crowns of the upper molars exhibit four cusps, or blunt-pointed elevations, and a ridge crosses the crown obliquely, from the inner, anterior cusp to the outer, posterior cusp (Fig. 17 m2).

    Essays

  • Now they were round boulders raised one above another, apparently susceptible to every breath of wind; anon, they towered like blunt-pointed obelisks, taller than the tallest trees; again they assumed the shape of mighty waves, vitrified; here, they were a small heap of fractured and riven rock; there, they rose to the grandeur of hills.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • A blunt-pointed knife was no weapon if there were better available.

    Lord of the Isles

  • She hesitated, staring down at her cuticles, which she was pushing back with a little blunt-pointed wooden stick.

    Night World No. 1

  • She hesitated, staring down at her cuticles, which she was pushing back with a little blunt-pointed wooden stick.

    Night World No. 1

  • One entire side pivoted up on hinges, revealing an interior composed of panels of blunt-pointed, fat spikes, about six inches in diameter at the bottom and three inches tall, set into the walls of the interior so that their sides touched.

    Chrome Circle

  • One entire side pivoted up on hinges, revealing an interior composed of panels of blunt-pointed, fat spikes, about six inches in diameter at the bottom and three inches tall, set into the walls of the interior so that their sides touched.

    Omnibus

  • One entire side pivoted up on hinges, revealing an interior composed of panels of blunt-pointed, fat spikes, about six inches in diameter at the bottom and three inches tall, set into the walls of the interior so that their sides touched.

    The Chrome Borne

  • But he did not sight any of the Mongols as he hacked down a sapling, trimmed, and smoothed it into a blunt-pointed lance.

    The Defiant Agents

  • This, if a fistula is present, may be best done with a blunt-pointed bistoury, or with a cannulated director and a scalpel.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

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