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  • Niall could see a future of scrapes and bruises in their pinched-up faces, and he pressed himself against the rail.

    GODS OF CONCRETE AND STEEL • by C.L. Holland

  • The pinched-up grooves between Cynthias eyes deepened.

    Dog on It

  • The pinched-up grooves between Cynthias eyes deepened.

    Dog on It

  • The pinched-up grooves between Cynthias eyes deepened.

    Dog on It

  • I mean, for all of the chest-thumping-and-puffery these proud patriots do you can't help but notice through their squeals of store-bought muscular bravado that a majority of them are pinched-up, picked-last-in-dodgeball mega-dweebs.

    Firedoglake » Late Nite FDL: Fear and Loathing in the Nuttersphere

  • In the middle of that close and densely populated region of Prague stands the old Jewish synagogue — the oldest place of worship belonging to the Jews in Europe, as they delight to tell you; and in a pinched-up, high-gabled house immediately behind the synagogue, at the corner of two streets, each so narrow as hardly to admit a vehicle, dwelt the Trendellsohns.

    Nina Balatka

  • Yes, strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied; that is why I made her larger than the miserable, pinched-up woman of our day.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • A clean bullet perforation showed in the pinched-up top.

    The Luck of the Mounted A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police

  • Invalides who leant against the balustrade of the grand staircase, and gazed with pinched-up lips and dry eyes at the National Guards on duty, lounging and carousing down below.

    The Insurrection in Paris

  • We do not make this remark from any feeling of ill-will; in fact, we think that to cause a smile on the thin and pinched-up lips of old England is not a small triumph for our beards and mustaches.

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851

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