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  • adv. In a gummy fashion.


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  • He looked befuddled before grinning gummily, sticking out his tongue and giving us a thumbs down accompanied by an emphysemic raspberry.

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  • The lady now began gummily to suck on a petrified cookie.

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  • But when Caesar spoke his name he opened his eyes at once, held out his hands and smiled gummily, the tears falling.

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  • Anna gave me a roguish wink and departed, chewing gummily on my sandwich.

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  • She sat beside me, still chewing gummily on the shredded remains of her pizza slab.

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  • He stated his requirements and they were measured out to him -- a large keg was withdrawn from its place on a shelf, and a gentle Chinese, clad, like himself, in satin brocade, dug into the contents of the keg with a ladle and withdrew from it a black, molasses-like substance, which ran slowly and gummily from the ladle into the small silver box which the customer had produced.

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  • Pax, 5, and Shiloh, 3, were spotted grinning gummily as they accompanied - Articles related to Clooney takes revenge on Damon

  • It was a depressingly warm day, and the superintendent felt it and showed it, and she reflected bitterly that Jane Vail was the sort of person who was warm and glowing in January, when normal people were pinched and blue, and cool and crisp in September, when those who had to keep right on working, no matter what the weather was, had pools of perspiration under their eyes and shirtwaists adhering gummily to their backs.

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