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A paste, compound, or powder which can be mixed into a paste; used to fill holes, cracks, and defects in wood, plaster, wallboard, etc., to obtain a smooth surface.
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No, not even when the sparkling host proposed that the quartette should take an appropriately sparkling glass of wine.
Seeming to gnash his sparkling teeth, studs, eyes, and buttons, all at once, Mr Lammle secretly bent a dark frown on the two, expressive of an intense desire to bring them together by knocking their heads together.
724-726) Never pour a libation of sparkling wine to Zeus after dawn with unwashen hands, nor to others of the deathless gods; else they do not hear your prayers but spit them back.
814-818) Again, few know that the twenty-seventh of the month is best for opening a wine-jar, and putting yokes on the necks of oxen and mules and swift-footed horses, and for hauling a swift ship of many thwarts down to the sparkling sea; few call it by its right name.
Sparkling points of light spluttered and shot past me.
The sparkling points of light flashed past me in an interminable stream, as though the whole sidereal system were dropping into the void.
"Thou-shalt," lieth in its path, sparkling with gold--a scale-covered beast; and on every scale glittereth golden, "Thou shalt!"
Having said these words, she drew a sparkling diamond ring from her finger, which she handed to the Prince, saying: 'Keep this ring in memory of Militza, and think of her sometimes if you never see her again.
My niece Julia and her family popped round to see me last Sunday, and as one member of the gang was driving, and two members of the gang were under 10 years-old, it was left to me and Julia to scientifically analyse a delicious English sparkling wine.
The traditional method of making sparkling wine is the is made from the chosen grapes (in this case bacchus) and then it is bottled, where a second fermentation takes place.
My niece Julia and her family popped round to see me last Sunday, and as one member of gang was driving, and two members of the gang were under 10 years-old, it was left to me and Julia to scientifically analyse a delicious English sparkling wine.
Oh, and second place in the tasting went to Graham Beck The Rhona Brut Rose NV (PS10, Marks & Finally, I welcomed in my weekend with a super-lovely glass of organic sparkling wine from Aldi.