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  • verb Present participle of peer.


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  • (CNN) – The chairman of Tennessee's Democratic Party wants a Republican legislative aide fired for sending out a "reprehensible" e-mail depicting President Obama as two cartoonish white eyes peering from a black background.

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  • Think of the times you have seen some of the more professionally designed store window displays take advantage of that feature by presenting items to both store patrons already within the store, and those peering from the outside that the store owners hope will step inside.

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  • But that moment the angel is once again peering up at you is pure gold.


  • Then he saw the calf peering from the bracken, and his belly turned over.

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  • “Gratitude for what?” the inspector asked in Hindi, peering into the bag with one eye closed.


  • It said the rift had nothing to do with net neutrality and was instead an ordinary commercial disagreement over what's known as "peering"-the interconnection between two internet networks when one must carry the traffic of another.

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  • What she needs is ... – he looked for a moment at Aunt Frances's thin, anxious face, with the eyebrows drawn together in a knot of conscientiousness, and then he looked at Aunt Harriet's thin, anxious face with the eyebrows drawn up that very same way, and then he glanced at Grace's thin, anxious face peering from the door waiting for his verdict – and then he drew a long breath, shut his lips and his little black case very tightly, and did not go on to say what it was that Elizabeth Ann needed.

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  • Likely the only solution will be regulation and you’ll see the government getting involved in peering disputes.

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  • There was a white windowed envelope — those always make me nervous — from the Ministry of Attorney General – Sheriff Services, with my maiden name peering through the window.

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  • A band member of Sweetwater who arrived late by helicopter recalls peering at the colorful acres of fields below and asking the local pilot what kind of crops were growing.

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