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


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  • Bells evoking a Buddhist temple are shadowboxed behind the register.

    Pushcart Inspiration

  • Pieces of a stone frieze were hung along the left wall over three shadowboxed pieces of carved stone artwork and a gilded display case, softly lit.

    Fatal Circle

  • In Atlantic City he shadowboxed with the beat on " Just Like a Woman, " going silent when the crowd gamely sang the chorus, then rushing out the words himself.

    When to Leave the Stage

  • I had changed into my shorts and shadowboxed around the cobalt-blue mat spattered with sweat drops.

    Becoming the Natural

  • The faded recollection of us, is forever shadowboxed in the dark corners of my mind.

    wendchymes Diary Entry

  • Peeking into shadowboxed houses, visible from the roads, and wondering, who is in the small room, in the small house by the road, with the one lone light on?

    wendchymes Diary Entry

  • Susan laughed again and shadowboxed with him for good measure.

    Blue Nude

  • He shadowboxed, he sparred, he performed in vaudeville and burlesque routines.

    'The Man with the Golden Smile'

  • His pride would not let him go to seed; every day he ran in one spot, he touched his toes, he shadowboxed, he lifted himself up until his chin touched the bough he had chosen as a bar.

    The First Man in Rome

  • Mandela himself started boxing while at Fort Hare University in Eastern Cape province and shadowboxed during his 27 years in jail.

    The Guardian World News


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