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  • v. bar from attention or consideration
  • v. push out of the way


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  • There are the handsome chimney-pieces, the sash windows and the double-flap doors that mark a reception-room of importance; and when we push aside the litter beneath our feet, the fine even planking of a dancing-floor appears.

    Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends

  • If the southrons did push aside or beat back his unicorn-riders, they would outflank the Army of Franklin's footsoldiers, and then .

    Advance and Retreat

  • The borders of his mind were so slippery, and the touch filled her with disgust shehad to push aside to make this work.


  • Pulling out from behind the old drying shed, he flipped on his wipers to push aside the drops that had collected.



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