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Plasticine

™ a soft coloured material used, esp by children, for modelling
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/ Fox thought he'd better tag along./ And every place they hurried through,/ More creatures joined them, two by two." However, it is Reid's Plasticene masterpieces which elevate her work to stellar heights.
The Holy Family figures were usually made from wood or Plasticene.
As for Diggory, I keep forgetting he's supposed to be a real person and not just a plasticene figure from Wallace and Gromit.
Stanley - who met his future wife Veda on a bike ride to Holmfirth - told how he fixed the candle near the bottom of the tub with clay which he spat on and worked until it was like Plasticene.
Forms were derived by stretching and moulding plasticene, considering access requirements and formal adjacencies.
While he sympathises with Danny's belief that "life is a pretty pointless exercise, especially if you're the voice of a Plasticene bear", Danny has character traits to which Paul cannot relate.
The story's first words--his command that the other reporters "stand by"--have become his "pet phrase" "ever since he heard the men of the Navy directing each other to stand by." Shackle' s brain and vocabulary have become a kind of plasticene, taking on a perfect impression of what he hears, so that it appears almost imprinted on his flesh: when he tells his fellow reporters about the pursuing Spanish gunboats, the reporters "were almost sure that they saw the truth written upon his countenance" (570).
``In the fifth round, my jump was even bigger and I only virtually touched the plasticene. It is so good to win here after everything that has happened.
'In the fifth round my jump was even bigger and I only virtually touched the plasticene. It is so good to win here after everything that has happened.
Edwards did almost conjure up a winning effort in the final round but what looked a long jump was ruled a foul with his toes just edging into the plasticene.
In the case of Martinchik and Stepin, the plasticene utopia not only "exists," but it has been "located" in private galleries and museums.
While Jackson hides behind plastic surgery, allowing his face to be carved like warm plasticene, Collymore has grown disfigured by excuses, as if he cannot function for more than a few months without feeling the need to rip his life to pieces.