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finish

said of animals offered for sale prior to slaughter; is the degree of fatness short of obesity.
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The genius, with his raised scimitar, waited till he had finished, bit was not in the least touched.
My other work having now stood still, because of my making these tools, when they were finished I went on, and working every day, as my strength and time allowed, I spent eighteen days entirely in widening and deepening my cave, that it might hold my goods commodiously.
The echoing chamber of his soul was a narrow room, a conning tower, whence were directed his arm and shoulder muscles, his ten nimble fingers, and the swift-moving iron along its steaming path in broad, sweeping strokes, just so many strokes and no more, just so far with each stroke and not a fraction of an inch farther, rushing along interminable sleeves, sides, backs, and tails, and tossing the finished shirts, without rumpling, upon the receiving frame.
how can it be finished," the plumber demanded scornfully, "before hot and cold are put in?
Presently they finished, and Sally came in and cleared away.
No sooner was it finished than it began to laugh and poke fun at him.
In the meantime all the ship's crew were anxiously awaiting him; the King's dinner would soon be finished, and their comrade had not yet returned.
Press closer, little Nightingale," cried the Tree, "or the Day will come before the rose is finished.
I finished my work and had opened the door to leave, when he spoke to me.
Again, if you string together a set of speeches expressive of character, and well finished in point of diction and thought, you will not produce thc essential tragic effect nearly so well as with a play which, however deficient in these respects, yet has a plot and artistically constructed incidents.
They were never finished, but it was enough to begin them, and there were few writers, if any, among those I delighted in who escaped the tribute of an imitation.
He had forgotten, as he always forgot, the pictures he had finished.