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buh terf lahy

  • n  diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
  • n  a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down
  • v  flutter like a butterfly
  • v  cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking
  • v  talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions

  • The ancient discipline of yoga helps toddlers find their inner butterfly.
  • She assumes the butterfly pose--knees splayed, the soles of her feet touching.
  • When Otylia Jedrzejczak stepped onto the starting blocks for the women's 100-m butterfly final in Athens, Poland hadn't yet won a medal at the Summer Games.
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  • New Olive-Eyed Butterfly Can't Fool Around
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  • Butterfly House season opens in South Brunswick
    EST 0610 Butterfly House: The EARTH Center opens its Butterfly House to the public for the summer months. Dale Cuchai Project Manager for the Butterfly House giving a tour. 6/9/13 photo by Ed Pagliarini
    June 10, 2013 - MyCentralJersey.com

  • Grant Hackett in People's Daily Online
    I said he could win six or seven, with a little luck maybe eight. That 100 butterfly race, the way he got on that wall, everything lined up for him perfectly. He is an incredible racer,Hackett said.
  • Michael Phelps in BBC News
    To be the most decorated Olympian of all time, it just sounds weird. I am speechless,Phelps said. "It started to sink in a little after the butterfly. I was trying to focus on my next race but I kept thinking 'Wow. Greatest Olympian of all...
  • Annika Sörenstam in International Herald Tribune
    When you're teeing off on the 10th hole in a major, it doesn't feel like you're in a major anymore,Sorenstam said. "I didn't have a single butterfly today. It's not like I'm out there focusing on the score, what it should be and what it is...

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