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  • adverb In a boneless manner

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Examples

  • The blackened corpse flopped bonelessly upon the floor and lay still, slowly grilling as the flames continued to heat the iron.

    The Green-Eyed Shwemyethna

  • Nicolas Mahut's head is loose and rolling bonelessly on his neck.

    Wimbledon 2010 live blog: 23 June

  • By the time his other hand slid down between her legs to fondle her there, she was leaning bonelessly back against him, her head resting against his broad shoulder, her eyes slightly glazed as she watched him pleasuring her, a flush in her cheeks, her lips clamped resolutely together against the soft little moans that crowded against them, which she refused to demean herself by letting him hear.

    Shameless

  • By the time his other hand slid down between her legs to fondle her there, she was leaning bonelessly back against him, her head resting against his broad shoulder, her eyes slightly glazed as she watched him pleasuring her, a flush in her cheeks, her lips clamped resolutely together against the soft little moans that crowded against them, which she refused to demean herself by letting him hear.

    Shameless

  • Her expression didnt change as she sank bonelessly into Hodges old chair.

    Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

  • When he arrives in the dark lobby, he describes the beautiful guests draped “bonelessly” over the furniture, an observation he follows with, “Toad-like, I hopped over to reception.”

    La Coquette:

  • Her expression didnt change as she sank bonelessly into Hodges old chair.

    City of Ashes

  • When he arrives in the dark lobby, he describes the beautiful guests draped “bonelessly” over the furniture, an observation he follows with, “Toad-like, I hopped over to reception.”

    Lancome, Day One

  • He taps his helmet, loading up his bad-ass kung-fu ... and sags bonelessly.

    Guilty Miscellany From A Man Who's Too Damned Busy

  • The world lurched around me, tilted, and Eamon slid bonelessly off of the wall to collapse in a heap.

    Thin Air

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