wallowing


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wallowing

Uncommanded motion about all three axes of an aircraft occurring simultaneously.
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But, such was the virtue of the snow-white flower, instead of wallowing down from his throne in swinish shape, or taking any other brutal form, Ulysses looked even more manly and king-like than before.
Amidships she was wallowing first one rail under and then the other, flooding the waist more often than not.
He stamped them into the snow under him in the wallowing struggle.
Down into the trough we went, wallowing like the carcass of a dead whale, and then began the fight, with rudder and propellers, to force the Coldwater back into the teeth of the gale and drive her on and on, farther and farther from relentless thirty.
The naked skin on the head of a vulture is generally looked at as a direct adaptation for wallowing in putridity; and so it may be, or it may possibly be due to the direct action of putrid matter; but we should be very cautious in drawing any such inference, when we see that the skin on the head of the clean-feeding male turkey is likewise naked.
The tortoise is very fond of water, drinking large quantities, and wallowing in the mud.
A pig wallowing in a heap of straw was the first inhabitant encountered by Genestas.
I came upon a boiler wallowing in the grass, then found a path leading up the hill.
And as to truth, I said, is not a soul equally to be deemed halt and lame which hates voluntary falsehood and is extremely indignant at herself and others when they tell lies, but is patient of involuntary falsehood, and does not mind wallowing like a swinish beast in the mire of ignorance, and has no shame at being detected?
Tarzan's gaze was riveted upon the hideous old warrior wallowing in filth beneath him.
To-day wallowing in luxury, and to-morrow reduced to the coarsest and most homely fare.
The cabin was small, to begin with, and to move around, as I was compelled to, was not made easier by the schooner's violent pitching and wallowing.