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snarl

a knot in wood
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THE GT86 formula is simply classic: a snarly, high-revving four-cylinder engine in the nose, rear-wheel-drive, 2+2 seating, a swoopy body, a stubby gearlever and a cosy cabin with low-slung sports seats.
But always with impeccable rock credentials: great guitar riffs and drum runs; sometimes snarly, sometimes sardonic vocals; and lyrics that cram so much into so little.
But Poe's snarly past with Boston will be set aside Sunday, when the city officially welcomes the master of the macabre into its fold with the unveiling of a statue in his honor.
Finley is excellent, tender and soft when required, but snarly, angry and lighthearted, too.
has been one of the few journals in whose every issue there have been both articles that promote the dialogue of religious traditions and articles that take up the rich but often snarly theological questions that are presupposed by or result from the dialogue--including essays that have boldly questioned Christian or other claims for unique superiority or finality.
Still, the big televised "six pointer" with Millwall is next and a tasty reunion with snarly scoreophobic Scott McDonald who has a point to prove and will be fuelled by football's former player Inevitability Drive.
However, put an efficient muzzle brake on the end, and even it gets to be a bit snarly.
Jones snapped a quick picture of the snarly reptile - before scarpering in panic when it started moving towards him.
I was snarly, angry and felt hopeless and needed to come home [to the U.
I read it spellbound by the story and Ridley's characters--not only the main players but also a vividly drawn supporting cast that includes the proto-dandy Charles-Nicolas Othon, Prince of Nassau-Siegen, who had paid to come along for the ride and primped his way around the world; the snarly ship's surgeon, Vives; and the indomitably curious Aotourou, brother to the Tahitian chief Ereti, who left Tahiti with the French expedition to sample Paris life for a brief year, becoming the chouchou of salon culture before succumbing to smallpox on his trip home.
The snarly paragraph would have numerous negative consequences if uttered in formal contexts.