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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See gnarly.

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Examples

  • It's so hard because it's such a cool idea and I love characters that are just knarly, who aren't afraid to go up against anything or anyone and win most of the time.

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  • These guys were very willing to take of their shirts so I had plenty of exposed flesh to put knarly wounds and gore make-up on for my extravagant death scenes.

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  • So you can say you are "tired" and I shouldn't post, but that's a weak excuse to let HER hi-jack your blog with some pretty knarly stuff that has NOTHING to do with McIntyre of KFI or ANY of the other topics.

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  • Page 169 pines, rise like slender columns, and are crowned with a tuft of knarly limbs and long, bristly leaves, through which the breezes murmur with a monotonous sound, much like that of falling waters, or waves breaking on a beach.

    The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive

  • The tall, straight, branchless trunks of the scattered pines, rise like slender columns, and are crowned with a tuft of knarly limbs and long, bristly leaves, through which the breezes murmur with a monotonous sound, much like that of falling waters, or waves breaking on a beach.

    The White Slave or Memoirs of a Fugitive

  • As the giant stooped and stretched out his long, hairy arm with its knarly hand and talon-like fingers Elvis, without even thinking about it, curled his tail high over his head and let blast with a huge squirt of Stink!!!!!

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  • It was full of horrible taffeta and knarly make-up.

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  • Its flesh is the colour of a Yukon Gold, but its skin is of a beetroot shade and it is very knarly.

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  • He got in the car and started telling us the story of how he'd basically given some truck drivers $200 so that they would put him as a stowaway on the ferry in the back of their avocado truck for over 15 hours while he had a knarly sunburn.

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  • He has no health insurance, knarly hands almost rendered useless from his work, no pension, and laughs it all off.

    The Boar's Head Tavern

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