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- adj. Containing gnats.
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Before Angie could answer, a swarm of gnatty bugs enveloped them.
Mammy arter him with the broom-stick as fur as the door, but seein 'the dog has got the start, she shakes the stick at him, and hollers,' You sassy, aigsukkin ', roguish, gnatty, flop-eared varmint! take it along! take it along!
She a-sweep-in 'up the hath; the meat on the table -- old Trailler jumps up, gethers the bacon and darts! mammy arter him with the broom-stick, as fur as the door -- but seein' the dog has got the start, she shakes the stick at him and hollers, 'You sassy, aig-sukkin', roguish, gnatty, flop-eared varmint! take it along! take it along!
Some Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs, Late of the Tallapoosa Volunteers; Together with "Taking the Census," and Other Alabama Sketches. By a Country Editor. With a Portrait from Life, and Other Illustrations, by Darley
Navarro had little to no leverage in negotiations given his gnatty agent, his putrid 2009, and the fact that teams had been filling voids at catcher all week.
So we have Marilyn Marks resigning from The Red Ant blog, the waspish Elizabeth Milias berating Aspen City Manager Steve Barwick, and the gnatty Andrew Kole professing his preference for blondes.
For all the gnatty, dark details of Moses’s run-in with Pharaoh, read Exodus 5–14.