flinch


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flinch

a card game in which players build sequences
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His eyes did not flinch and his tongue did not falter.
Only the barbarous and superb woman did not so much as flinch, and stretched tragically her bare arms after us over the somber and glittering river.
But he had straight-glancing, quick, far-reaching eyes, that only seemed to flinch and lose their amazing power before the immensity of the sea.
Say five years, I replied; at the end of the time they must be sent down again into the den and compelled to hold any military or other office which young men are qualified to hold: in this way they will get their experience of life, and there will be an opportunity of trying whether, when they are drawn all manner of ways by temptation, they will stand firm or flinch.
Well, you were the right sort of little beggar then, Bunny; you didn't talk and you didn't flinch.
Raskolnikov awaited him calmly and silently; his eyebrows did not quiver, his face did not flinch.
DUCHESS OF GURNWALL Camilla & Charles flinch from bird
Call me parsimonious if you will, but I flinch at how fewer glasses of plonk I get when a bottle is shared between three people rather than two.
It's the best way of training yourself to hold the rifle still, to release the trigger smoothly, to keep your eyes open as the sear breaks in order to call the shot, and avoid (or cure) a flinch.
THE FLINCH FACTOR provides a new Rachel Gold mystery revolving around attorney Rachel, here fighting a powerful developer intent on bulldozing a blue-collar neighborhood to replace its homes with a gated community.
But those who experienced something new were less likely to flinch in anticipation of a shock that, from the first day of training, they should have expected was coming.
Well, Snitcherinos, that was sure a load off when Guv Flinch endorsed Maggie No Labels for guy.