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  • v. Present participle of pinprick.


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  • The patches of raw skin on her cheek and palms suddenly blazed to pinpricking life, and she had to blink away tears.

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  • London, told him that the Union Government was "pursuing a policy of pinpricking and goading the non-whites to the point of explosion."


  • But those scores kept Waterford within striking distance, pinpricking Clare's momentum. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • While Samwell claims in his ad for the store that he thinks his shop's opening is perfectly timed for Valentine's Day, what does it say about the way going D.I.Y. on the Internet locks artists into their first big gesture, and dooms them to a lifetime of less-funny-over-time cameos, all referencing their first pinpricking of the YouTube masses 'flabby, sorta-bored consciousness?

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  • The concept of pinpricking-for-pain style voodoo dolls is mostly a product of Hollywood


  • The concept of pinpricking-for-pain style voodoo dolls is mostly a product of Hollywood.

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  • I’ve been loving Bob Somerby’s pinpricking of Frank Rich, Gore and the 200 election these last few weeks.

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  • A large man with an even larger voice, Dr. Burbidge was one of the last surviving giants of the postwar era of astronomy, when big telescopes were sprouting on mountain peaks in the Southwest and peeling back the sky, revealing a universe more diverse and violent than anybody had dreamed: radio galaxies and quasars erupting with gargantuan amounts of energy, pulsars and black holes pinpricking the cosmos, and lacy chains of galaxies rushing endlessly away into eternity.

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