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  • adj. Not stricken.

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Examples

  • As the mother, dying of plague, denies herself the parting embrace of her 'unstricken' child -- so, for your sake, will I refrain from the heaven of your presence. "

    The Missing Bride

  • Our nation's charter -- The Constitution of the United States -- to this day contains unstricken text that established the legal framework for slavery.

    Mike Stark: What You Might Not Know About the Constitution

  • It darted at their throats, striking, coiling, and striking again; coiling and uncoiling with incredible rapidity and flying from leverage points of throats, of faces, of breasts like a spring endowed with consciousness, volition and hatred — and those it struck stood rigid as stone with faces masks of inhuman fear and anguish; and those still unstricken fled.

    The Moon Pool

  • Who of the young, unstricken by sorrow, ever associates death with himself or with those he loves, till the Arch Reaper comes some day and cuts down and garners his precious treasure?

    Adèle Dubois A Story of the Lovely Miramichi Valley in New Brunswick

  • It darted at their throats, striking, coil-ing, and striking again; coiling and uncoiling with incredible rapidity and flying from leverage points of throats, of faces, of breasts like a spring endowed with consciousness, volition and hatred -- and those it struck stood rigid as stone with faces masks of inhuman fear and anguish; and those still unstricken fled.

    The Moon Pool

  • And the last mortal eyes ever saw of the Bonhomme Richard was the defiant waving of her unconquered and unstricken flag as she went down.

    This Country of Ours: The Story of the United States

  • With the soul's ear, far off, the unstricken chords

    Watchers of the Sky

  • It darted at their throats, striking, coiling, and striking again; coiling and uncoiling with incredible rapidity and flying from leverage points of throats, of faces, of breasts like a spring endowed with consciousness, volition and hatred -- and those it struck stood rigid as stone with faces masks of inhuman fear and anguish; and those still unstricken fled.

    The Moon Pool

  • As vainglorious was Richard Westmacott's retreat from the field of unstricken battle as his advance upon it had been inglorious.

    Mistress Wilding

  • It was a response that did not wait to be asked but in the moment when the need became known voluntarily turned the tide of the abundance of the unstricken to the help of the unfortunate before they had even breath to voice their need.

    Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror

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