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There’s a faint gospel vibe to both these songs — they wouldn’t feel out of place in, say, a Charlie Puth collaboration — that sets the stage for everything to come.BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
The air starts to cool down and a trained nose can begin to smell the faint notes of mushrooms in the air.
When the electrons struck pure water ice, the researchers saw, the frozen liquid gave off a whitish glow with a faint blue-green tinge.
Entering Badlands National Park on the less-traveled Sage Creek Road is not for the faint of heart.
Our visual system can discriminate between some ten million colors and light fluxes that span about 14 orders of magnitude from faint to bright.The App That Offers Cosmic Awe - Facts So Romantic|Caleb Scharf|October 21, 2020|Nautilus
He fainted several times in the courtroom, yet the judge refused to allow doctors in the courtroom.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he expresses concern over her bruised and disheveled appearance, she lies and tells him that she fainted.How Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt Navigated Anna's Controversial Rape Arc|Kevin Fallon|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A House of Lords spokesman refused to identify which of the boys had fainted.Thump! Audible Crash As Queen's Page Boy Collapses At Opening of Parliament|Tom Sykes|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Women fainted, men sobbed, while children in shock picked their way through the crowds of hysterical adults.The Hanging Judge of Minya, Egypt, Sentences Hundreds to Death|Bel Trew|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The dog was in the 125th Street subway station in Harlem at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, when his owner fainted.Strangers Rally to Help Blind Man Keep His Guide Dog|Michael Daly|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Mayne said something, but Malcolm never knew what it was, for Winifred fainted, and would have fallen had he not caught her.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
I suppose I must have fainted at the shock and the pain, but the doctor says I shall be out in two or three days at the outside.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
But there was no trace of anything of the kind, and Hazlet merely appeared to have fainted and fallen suddenly.Julian Home|Dean Frederic W. Farrar
The train drew up at a platform, and as Max started back into his seat, the carriage-door opened, and Ella Bedford fainted.By Birth a Lady|George Manville Fenn
The six oarsmen soon gained the spot where the little boat lay, and took on board Raoul de Pont Brillant, who had fainted.
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see damn with faint praise.