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  • Mike slowly drew open the sliding lid from the box and removed one of the cotton-tipped wooden applicators.

    The Dead House

  • You can use a long cotton-tipped instrument to try to push the surrounding attachments away.

    The New Yorker

  • But fortunately, he considers himself an exemplar of pacifism; that is - when he's not lying on his White House rotating oval bed, picking off cotton-tipped Muslim terrorists from his wide-screen TV with a remote-controlled, jacked-up glider, bearing heat-seeking missiles.

    Canada Free Press

  • "Avoid inserting anything into the ear canal, including cotton-tipped swabs," Rosenfeld said.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Zac Efron with the cotton-tipped sticks after he was snapped with

    E! Online (US) - Top Stories

  • With the new focus, the company's primary products include disposable cotton-tipped applicators and other types of cotton swabs.

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  • The guidelines also state that cotton-tipped swabs or other objects should not be used to remove earwax.

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  • He looked around, wondering where the guy in the white lab coat was, but then the woman took out a cotton-tipped swab that looked like something you’d find on special at Rite Aid.

    Misconception

  • Arranged over her work area were test tubes containing cotton-tipped swabs, and a physical evidence recovery kit—or PERK— comprising the cardboard folder of slides and the envelopes of hair samples from Lori Petersen’s case.

    POSTMORTEM

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