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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of flounce.


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  • Eiffel Tower, and so on, there isn't much to do on PEI except visit the gorgeous pink-sand beaches, drive around, and gawp at the busloads of giggling young Japanese women in flounced petticoats and calico who are Anne of

    Peeping in Peace

  • It was green with pink posies on it, too, and it was flounced from the waist to the hem.

    Rilla of Ingleside

  • And to say that David Davis 'flounced' out is silly.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Because Prince appeared on the "American Idol" finale, but as Ryan Seacrest was coming over to encounter him, he turned his back and walked off, kind of flounced off -- he did this shoulder-y thing -- in a way that seemed to say I don't want your cooties.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Before I could say anything, the bushes parted and a cow flounced out.


  • Consuelo Castiglione, the name behind the Marni label, also made heavy use of solid shades, combining different colors in the same outfit -- for example, a yellow top over a blue flounced skirt.

    Dolce & Gabbana, Marni & Missoni All About Colors Or Lack Thereof (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • Quincy would have to be blind not to see how radiant Holly looked in the black skirt that flounced around her knees.

    A Light at Winter’s End

  • This week, Cain has been entertaining himself (and us) by getting out his toolbox and re-enacting the torture scene from Reservoir Dogs, keeping his victim bound and gagged in a barn (where else?) "This takes the flaming biscuit!" flounced Charity, his kissing cousin.

    Jim Shelley's World of lather

  • The boot of the girl immediately in front of Bella had had a fancy silver buckle, the kind of thing a girl would have been proud of, the kind of thing she would have gone around showing off, making sure her skirt flounced up to display it as much as possible.


  • An older woman flounced into the room, hands on her hips.

    Healing the Highlander


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