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gargoyle

gorgaw il

  • n  a spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
  • n  an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal

  • Yalemen, like most collegians, have long dwelt in the shadow of the gargoyle.
  • In five years his business--"historical reproductions for home and garden"--has grown from a $6,000 stake to $6 million in sales, thanks largely to gargoyle paperweights, gargoyle .
  • In addition, a gargoyle guards his office, and Harry's fancy moniker ("the Chosen One") sounds positively prosaic next to Dumbledore's titles: Chief Warlock of the Wizengamot and .
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  • Ron Perlman in CNN International
    The most human character who happens also to be a gargoyle that you've ever seen on screen,Perlman said. "I remember how much humanity he was able to evoke with one eye kind of by his left cheek and the other eye above his forehead and...
  • Mitt Romney in Boston Globe (registration)
    This is the year, in part thanks to the Supreme Court,Romney said. "They are hanging over us like a gargoyle, 'Take action or else.' "

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