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  • n  either side of the face below the eyes
  • n  an impudent statement
  • n  either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump
  • n  impudent aggressiveness
  • v  speak impudently to

  • By the end of the sixth round, the cut on Jeby's cheek was an ugly purple welt, his large, hooked nose was bleeding and everyone in the crowd of 12,000 except his managers knew .
  • When Branch Rickey first met with Jackie about joining the Dodgers, he told him that for three years he would have to turn the other cheek and silently suffer all the vile things .
  • Blood was gushing from a fist-size bullet wound in King's right cheek.
News & Articles


  • Isiah Thomas in 940 News
    Thomas said he "went to give her a kiss on the cheek and she recoiled is such a way that it made me feel uncomfortable, and I said, 'What? No love today?"
  • John McCain in Reuters
    I, as I do every three months, visited my dermatologist this morning. She said that I was doing fine,McCain said, adding the doctor "took a small little nick from my cheek as she does regularly and that will be ...... biopsied just to make...
  • Conan O Brien in The Associated Press
    This is the only way I can sing Thom Yorke songs, as a 19th-century chimney sweep with a top hat and a smudge on my cheek,O'Brien said.

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