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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of scissor.


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  • She scissored out the necessary pieces and fixed them to the backing, growing less satisfied by the minute.

    Deer Collage

  • These old advertisements were scissored out of the programs before they went to the local TV stations.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • Without even thinking about it, she scissored her legs around his waist.

    Etched in Bone

  • They scissored their legs into full splits, pretzeled themselves into cross-legged positions and dangled by their arms, their bodies whirling like ceiling fan blades.

    Cirque du Soleil's Stunt Woman in Chief

  • A scissored article slipped from her hands and floated to the floor — and there he was, grinning at me in monochrome, as striking as ever in the only memento his daddy had left behind after driving off with the other Other Woman: A grey-on-black pinstriped suit, swinging from a coat hanger in the hallway closet.


  • Her appearances in movie musicals were often scissored from the final cut when the films ran at theaters in the segregated South.

    Lena Horne, Electrifying Singer, Dies

  • Then he scissored them back into his chest as he regaled them with details of stealing reams of paper and typewriter ribbons from his first office job.


  • She ignored him and dug into the hole with her forefinger, hissing as fresh pain scissored through her muscles.


  • She shoved her hand farther down the drain until she heard a small click and her fingers scissored around the barrette, dragging it back up into the light.

    Among the Ghosts

  • My sheets were flung across the bed, sticky under my scissored legs.

    The Gin Closet


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