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  • She looked over at Nilly, who looked at her with innocent blue eyes, but puffed-out balloon cheeks, as he hurriedly tried to swallow the last of the evidence.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • But I'm saying it with a puffed-out chest and a scary Tom Coughlin look on my face.

    This New Year's, Everyone Get Lit

  • "Aphrodite" is a better-than-average entry in the Minogue canon, though it varies little in either texture or tone from what has become a well-thumbed formula: lots of strikingly good, and strikingly similar, glitzy Euro-pop numbers, this time girded by an army of puffed-out synths and undercut by the occasional obligatory ballad, and all sung in Minogue's gossamer-thin coo.

    Album review: Kylie Minogue, "Aphrodite"

  • I know the face I see in photos, too, but that can't be me, because I can feel that my face is animated and lively and the one in photos is invariably slightly cross or blurry or has one puffed-out cheek because I'm in the middle of eating.

    Forget those fashionistas – let's make cellulite the must-have look

  • My lord—I had not seen him in person before—was small, and his furs and silks and chains and puffed-out sleeves made him seem as wide as he was tall.

    Zombies vs. Unicorns

  • They do this by performing walks that resemble a street-tough gang member strutting his stuff -- head high, bill angled up, with a puffed-out neck and chest.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Clever Ravens -- Winged Masters of Deception

  • At least half of them bore brindled stripes and puffed-out facial ruffs similar to RK's.


  • After standing up there with his puffed-out chest, announcing that HE was sending Lieberman and Graham to Georgia like he was already the president .... you really think he's going to make fun of Obama?

    Joe Biden To Visit Georgia This Weekend

  • Where were the Norman Mailers with their puffed-out chests and bellowing voices, or the Dylan Thomases with their taste for whiskey?

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • This time they had brought their poultry as reinforcements, two hens with puffed-out breasts just like the sisters.

    Telegraph Days


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