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  • verb Past participle of fidget


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  • She was scrupulously kind to her, and the governess was scrupulously exact in all courtesy and attention; still that impassible, self-contained demeanor, that great reticence – it might be shyness, it might be pride, – sometimes, Ursula privately admitted, "fidgeted" her.

    John Halifax, Gentleman 1897

  • She fidgeted with a raveled thread on her sleeve, her wary gaze never leaving his face.

    Earl of Durkness Alix Rickloff 2011

  • The mare fidgeted, but Alex quietened her with his whispered words and his gentle hands.

    Judge deveraux The Scent of Jasmine 2011

  • Last night, both fighters had fidgeted and fussed as Logan healed Rytlock.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny J. Robert King 2011

  • I fidgeted near the door for a long minute and then decided to go back downstairs to the small chapel off the main lobby.

    Brooklyn Story Suzanne Corso 2011

  • They grimaced and gulped and fidgeted from foot to foot.

    End of Time P. W. Catanese 2011

  • He fidgeted and looked to the sides, uneasy, as if wishing he could go off alone and meditate.

    Dreamseller: The Calling Augusto Cury 2011

  • She fidgeted, then said, Well, I should get inside.

    At Hidden Falls Barbara Freethy 2011

  • Umber blinked and fidgeted, as if some inner struggle was manifesting itself in his hands and feet.

    End of Time P. W. Catanese 2011

  • Vin Priganti, known to everyone in Bensonhurst as “the Son” of local mob boss Tino Priganti, fidgeted in a chair behind the Kroons.

    Brooklyn Story Suzanne Corso 2011


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