puppy

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puppy

a young dog; pup

Puppy

(dreams)
Puppies may represent playfulness, dependency, and carefree fun. Please look up Dog in order to obtain a full range of possible interpretations.
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Pimlott, for example, has Onegin roll in the snow with puppyish joy after he encounters Tatyana again in Act III.
The only problem is that Sidney is still quite manic - he is only one and a half so he is pretty puppyish a lot of the time.
Ages 4-8) This book follows a dog named Elfie from puppyish mischief through her declining years, and finally her death.
Mattis, who is "responsible for developing Marine warfighting doctrine, techniques and tactics," is a man with a soft, puppyish, even endearing face very much at visual odds with the brutality of the statement.
Anyway, together, irresponsible Rory and puppyish Michael, whose father, a judge, has ignored the boy since birth, manage to get an independent assisted-living grant for a flat of their own.
He had a puppyish desire for love--surely a result of his parents' emotional neglect--that most people found irresistible.
IN CONVERSATION, as in performing, Garcia exudes an almost puppyish ardor; his brown eyes seem never to rest on any spot; words tumble from his mouth, in what seems like an attempt to summarize a life history in one extended sentence.
line from Eminem's "Stan" and invest it with the puppyish lust that was implicit in the original.
La Haye's Alex comes across as a puppyish Don Juan, a nervous sweetheart of a seducer like Peter O'Toole's character in the 1960s comedy classic, What's New Pussycat?
Or was this a sign of puppyish precocity - such as when she peed on a copy of the Globe and Mail?
Without that edge, the panic he unleashes among his platitudinous white hosts doesn't make a whit of sense; Smith's so puppyish it's never clear why Channing doesn't just shut up and adopt him.
Contrast this hot-blooded, puppyish win AND both score, 11/5 c n th Premi Bet365) pursuit of fun, with the cold, wet probings of neighbour Jose Mourinho - the greyhound's nostril Premier League football.