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a.1.Resembling a bird.
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Then, feigning a tiff, he would close his manuscript, and all the ladies with their birdlike voices would beseech him with "Oh, no, Messer Firenzuola, please go on again; it's SO charming
Once or twice I heard a faint pitter-patter like the feet of the dog going hither and thither on the sand far below me, and there were more birdlike sounds, but that was all.
Dede Mason had quick, birdlike ways, almost flitting from mood to mood; and she was all contrition on the instant.
She paused, in sudden fear of completing the thought into which her birdlike precipitancy had betrayed her.
Strutting about with great show and braggadocio, he strove to impress his followers with the mere nothingness of so trivial a feat as flying birdlike thousands of yards above the jungle, though it was long until he had thoroughly convinced himself by the force of autosuggestion that he had enjoyed every instant of the flight and was already far advanced in the art of aviation.
he cried, cheerfully, perching himself with his birdlike lightness on the last of the prostrate chairs when he had reached the further end of the room.
With his powerful breath control, he makes everything from vigorous, thundering tones to light, birdlike quivers.
Like just how birdlike Rexy would have been, that parts of his skin were likely coloured and covered in bristles.
The new building was designed by renowned architect Santiago Calatrava, who also created the soaring white birdlike mall and transit hub nearby called the Oculus.
Ella is distinguished by her birdlike appearance, while Mephista, Matilda, and Raven are linked balls of wire in varying sizes, colors, and formations.
A bizarre new birdlike dino was part of an evolutionary extravaganza at the end of the age of dinosaurs.
The finding confirmed that some dinosaurs were feathered and birdlike.