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  • I wonder what makes him flatten his hair down so funny? Cited from The Romance of the Coast, by James Runciman
  • It was painful work to flatten his body out behind a stone and lie there. Cited from The Sword of Antietam, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He is a native of the planet Neptune, who has the ability to flatten his body.
  • He peered and listened, then turned around on his knees and flattening his body on the ground began to creep toward the tree. Cited from The Delight Makers, by Adolf Bandelier
  • He can also flatten his backhand for winners and is capable of generating extremely high pace on that shot.
  • "What d'ye see?" cried Ahab, flattening his face to the sky. Cited from Great Sea Stories, by Various
  • "What did he say?" inquired Scott, flattening his nose against the window-pane to see whether it still hurt him. Cited from The Danger Mark, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Burke did not long survive the morning as Tyson moved a ball back up the hill to flatten his stumps.
  • She had grown so torpid, that while Danger was not flattening his nose against the window-pane, she was at peace. Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
  • The Swede was flattening his face against a two inch crevice between the logs when Philip went to his side. Cited from The Golden Snare, By James Oliver Curwood
  • He sprang to one side, again pressing himself back against the rock, as though trying to flatten his body there in order to escape the trampling hoofs. Cited from In the Pecos Country, Lieutenant R.H. Jayne
  • Brother stood on the front porch, flattening his nose against the screen door and sniffing the fragrant June sunshine. Cited from Brother and Sister, by Josephine Lawrence
  • While these stirring events were taking place inside the hall, a black-faced, red-painted savage was flattening his ugly nose against a pane of glass outside one of the windows. Cited from The Big Otter, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • The colonel came down-stairs in his dressing-gown and slippers, and found Beeves flattening his nose against the glass of the garden-door. Cited from Adela Cathcart, Vol. 3, by George MacDonald
  • Emmanuel used to tap at the window as he passed, and, flattening his nose against the panes, he would make a face by way of greeting. Cited from Jean-Christophe Journey's End, by Romain Rolland
  • Suddenly the young Oneida in mid-stream shrank aside, flattening his yellow painted body against a boulder, and almost at the same instant a rifle spoke. Cited from The Hidden Children, by Robert W. Chambers
  • If old Vernon, instead of flattening his chest at a desk, had any manly ambition to take part in public affairs, she would be the woman for him. Cited from The Egoist, by George Meredith
  • He seemed by some strange suppleness to flatten his instep paddle-wise and to bring the entire leg from toe to knee at one blow against the ground. Cited from The Heart of the Desert, by Honore' Willsie Morrow
  • When Harris took the locket he might have been flattening his nose against the window-pane at the pawnbroker's; he might have seen all that was taking place. Cited from Sue, A Little Heroine, by L. T. Meade
  • Unlike Santoro, however, he can flatten his groundstrokes very efficiently in big matches, as seen in the 2011 Australian Open.