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  • n. Plural form of knack.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of knack.

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Examples

  • Every five minutes, one of the principal characters kept using lush adjectives to describe all these they-don't-make-'em-like-that-anymore vintage household items and knick-knacks from the simpler days of yore and going on and on about what exquisite pleasure they afforded the users.

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  • The "knacks" these witches use, they come from Satan.

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  • Maybe the ministers were not wholly wrong about those with hidden powers-or "knacks," as the Americans quaintly called them.

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  • Notice the high and pure character of their love as shown in the facts that Florizel did not find it fitting to buy pedler's "knacks" for

    Shakespeare Study Programs; The Comedies

  • Creativity is not a matter of "knacks," but of discovery and employment of new universal physical principles.

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  • Having all those CDs, books and knick-knacks showing would take too much space in my mind.

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  • Did you know that Dick Cheney collects the healthy organs of children like a woman collects knick knacks?

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  • I think it was the intro to the show that turned me off, with Bradbury writing den and all its knick-knacks out for display.

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  • If you are just concerned about bringing a 'few' things like kitchen equipment, clothes, computers, knick-knacks etc etc and not a bunch of furniture and a 'wood-working shop', you could easily bring that down in your car without any or much trouble nor cost.

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  • But the vintage section includes records, jewelry, old french magazines & maps, china, knick knacks for your house, etc.

    Que Faire a Aix-en-Provence? / What to do in Aix-en-Provence? - French Word-A-Day

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