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wide

(in cricket) a bowled ball that is outside the batsman's reach and scores a run for the batting side
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I recognized the fact that I was hopelessly and permanently wide awake. Wide awake, and feverish and thirsty.
"On the Wide Awake all the stewards were young, mere boys," he murmured.
"From all you say, the Wide Awake, with all its youngsters, was sure some craft.
"No steward on the Wide Awake could mix a high-ball in just the way I like, as well as you.
Long after the rest were asleep, Rose lay wide awake, excited by the novelty of all about her, and a thought that had come into her mind.
Having no fear of ghosts, he quietly approached, and, seeing that she was wide awake, said, with a hand on her shining hair
Saxon was troubled, and as she dozed off she knew that he was lying restlessly wide awake. A few minutes afterward, roused by a heavy blast of wind and rain on the canvas, she heard Billy softly groaning.
I went in with my light and found him, in bed, very wide awake, but very much at his ease.
We never have this sense of falling when we are wide awake. Our wake-a-day personality has no experience of it.
But the little drake could not go to sleep, and as he lay there wide awake in the night he heard the witch come to the door and say:
When they reached Don Quixote he was already out of bed, and was still shouting and raving, and slashing and cutting all round, as wide awake as if he had never slept.
"So, in the original demo, Max Martin sang a melody in, and originally it was 'No matter what' instead of 'I'm wide awake,'" McKee revealed.

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