Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of cuticle.

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Examples

  • “Your cuticles are a mess,” Maybelle observed, and she started to apply the polish.

    Dreaming in French

  • “Your cuticles are a mess,” Maybelle observed, and she started to apply the polish.

    Dreaming in French

  • “Your cuticles are a mess,” Maybelle observed, and she started to apply the polish.

    Dreaming in French

  • The result is a rigid, brittle skeleton covered in needles so dry that they will either scratch your cuticles off or drop to the floor immediately if you so much as look at them.

    Una LaMarche: They Shoot Christmas Trees, Don't They?

  • Because her manicurist trimmed her cuticles so fiercely that they bled extensively and then formed large, brown scars which, really, are rather unbecoming on a bride.

    In a Second Life

  • Among the most popular straightening techniques are keratin treatments, also known as Brazilian keratin treatments, which straighten hair with a flat iron and coat hair cuticles with keratin protein to add shine and improve strength.

    The Taming of the Curl

  • She massages my palms, the tops of my hands, pushes back my cuticles, and trims my dirty jagged nails.

    The Memory Palace

  • The result is a rigid, brittle skeleton covered in needles so dry that they will either scratch your cuticles off or drop to the floor immediately if you so much as look at them.

    Una LaMarche: They Shoot Christmas Trees, Don't They?

  • The cuticles were ragged, and the backs of her hands were rough.

    Choker

  • Elevation is the key word here, and you can still flaunt the pristine cuticles.

    Steven Nereo: The Straight Nope: Urban Flops

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