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Indrawn   Listen

Tending to reserve or introspection.  Synonym: withdrawn.

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"Indrawn" Quotes from Famous Books

... to see again that which had so stirred him asleep. Well, here she was before him—part of her at least; for her soul, which he had helped her to win, was fighting to escape. The sounds of the duel, the shuddering reluctance of the indrawn breath, the moan that told of its enlargement, these things, and the motionless open eyes which seemed to say, Look! Body and soul are fighting, and we can only watch! turned him helpless, as we all are in ...
— The Forest Lovers • Maurice Hewlett

... an unnecessary movement, all of Darrin's calm had vanished. He watched every one of the "Grigsby's" shots, his eyes flashing, breath indrawn. When he saw a hit his glance was snapping. Many of the shells, however, splashed in the water only, for now the five engaged craft were circling about each other ...
— Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers • H. Irving Hancock

Words linked to "Indrawn" :   reserved, withdrawn

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