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closefistedness

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  • An open hand in a baby is a sign of a generous disposition, but a habit of closing the fingers indicates avarice, or, as we say, closefistedness.

    Current Superstitions Collected from the Oral Tradition of English Speaking Folk

  • The following words were inconsistently hyphenated: close-fistedness/closefistedness sun-wise/sunwise

    Current Superstitions Collected from the Oral Tradition of English Speaking Folk

  • In a world of millionaire athletes, the closefistedness of the UFC’s owners may paradoxically increase the appeal of the sport — while the overt inequalities of the UFC pay scale provide fodder for outrage on mixed-martial-arts message boards on sites like Sherdog and MMA Weekly.

    Rampage

  • In a world of millionaire athletes, the closefistedness of the UFC’s owners may paradoxically increase the appeal of the sport — while the overt inequalities of the UFC pay scale provide fodder for outrage on mixed-martial-arts message boards on sites like Sherdog and MMA Weekly.

    Rampage

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