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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of flense.


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  • It challenges you, not by spinning a convoluted plot or trading in philosophical obscurity, but by the way it flenses the emotions from human experience and lays our most private places bare.

    Archive 2007-01-01 Lou Anders 2007

  • This is very dangerous, since it quietly flenses away the more disagreeable segments of your support group: The only people who can really listen to you (and are therefore your friends) are people who agree with you.

    Half-Empty roadnotes 2004


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