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  • v. Present participle of hover.


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  • Parental hovering is why so many teenagers are so ironic, he notes.

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  • Either way, 'short and curlies' is the phrase hovering over my mind just now.

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  • Jesus notes a rotund male figure wearing a permanent snarl and a cruel looking woman with dark skin hovering nearby.

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  • I freeze, my expression hovering somewhere between disgust and disbelief.

    lucky charm

  • Certainly no guardian spirit sends the bird and its hovering is not a symbol of grace.

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  • Doing! why, doing the impassioned lover most vigorously; sustaining her steps most tenderly; grasping her hand; pushing aside the bushes; assisting her down the slope; overwhelming her, in short; hovering round her, apparently unconscious that there was in all the wide world any other being than Mrs. Willoughby.

    The American Baron

  • Roger did not doubt her self-control, until the gypsy queen appeared from her tent to disturb the love-scene of Thaddeus and Arline; and then, as Olive started forward and leaned against the box-rail, with parted, colorless lips, he certainly thought the name hovering on them would escape.

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  • Free cash flow at for RP Investments FT and RP Select FT will vary due to the level of discretionary distribution payments to shareholders, but margins are still projected to be very strong over the intermediate-term hovering around 35%, and greater than 70% for RP Investments FT and RP Select FT, respectively, in 2012 and beyond.

  • And then Match politely told me that if I wasn't interested in the Winkers (a word hovering dangerously close to "Wankers") that it's considered "proper" to let them know.

    Blogtimore, Hon

  • The mash-up of women, with Sheree’s big noggin hovering specter-like on the screen, reminded me of the dating ads from the movie Singles.

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