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Synonyms for pursy

breathing laboriously or convulsively

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People mutht be amuthed, Thquire, thomehow,' continued Sleary, rendered more pursy than ever, by so much talking; 'they can't be alwayth a working, nor yet they can't be alwayth a learning.
PURSY A Fat and short B Children's game C Welsh granite who am I?
I have persevered with a perseverance truly astonishing, in persons of not the most pursy purses;--but to a man of my inveterate morality and independent stamp, (of which Stamps I am proud to be a Distributor) the sneers and scoffings of impious Scotchmen, and the neglect of my poor uninspired countrymen, fall as the dew upon the thorn, (on which plant I have written an immortal stanza or two) and are as fleeting as the spray of the waterfall, (concerning which waterfall I have composed some great lines which the world will not let die.
Rory Cochrane has lost his looks, which works for him in other films, but here the animators have given his lips a repugnantly pursy, overactive fidget; it's sufficiently icky that they cover him with hallucinated aphids in the opening sequence.
Pursy has returned to the city expecting to inherit her mother's house, but Long and his teaching assistant (Gabriel Macht) have been living there and have no intention of leaving.
Expecting to find her mother's house abandoned, Pursy is instead shocked to discover that it is inhabited by two men whose lives took a wrong turn years before.
We meet in our diagonals me, heading for the middle-class lawn in its virginal blanket and odd bouffant puffs hovering over the swing-set, and him, bee-lining for some futuristic aluminum garbage cans that must be very compelling, because the shrunk refuses to give ground, and equally that shunk refuses to advance when I give ground My feet are supremely numb and daring in my cheap black pumps with the clean snow melting into my insteps, and this skunk, the type of which I have never seen before I came to Provincetown being more white than black, and looking like a pursy Persian cat, is now having some sort of fit First it stomps its little feet--then arches its back and chitters.