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Stand up and pivot your turns in bumps and crud, though, and the M6 feels like you’re on a longer radius ski, meaning it remains plenty agile without feeling hooky.Runners-Up Review: The All-Mountain Skis That Almost Made Our 2022 Winter Buyer’s Guide|agintzler|December 17, 2021|Outside Online
When she and Isaiah started fighting, she rebelled by playing hooky.“They Took Us Away From Each Other”: Lost Inside America’s Shadow Foster System|by Lizzie Presser, photography by Elinor Carucci for The New York Times|December 1, 2021|ProPublica
The Pure favors high speeds in wide-open terrain, with a long turn radius underfoot that yields predictability in weird backcountry snow where too much sidecut gets hooky.The Best New Skis for Powder, Groomers, and the Backcountry|jversteegh|October 26, 2021|Outside Online
That hourglass shape delivers the carving sensation on groomers but can make skis hooky and unpredictable in unconsolidated backcountry snow, especially when a crust forms.
If any of the major players play hooky, then we all will suffer.The Climate Crisis Is Happening Right Now. Just Look at California’s Weekend.|by Elizabeth Weil|September 9, 2020|ProPublica
I joined the ranks of experts and students playing session-hooky in the hallways.Longtime Sufferers of Cluster Headaches Find Relief in Psychedelics|Valerie Vande Panne|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They even tacked an extra day onto the jaunt, playing hooky that Tuesday.After 44 Years Apart, Mother and Daughter Reunited by Facebook|Nina Strochlic|May 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Many American kids are returning to the classroom today after a summer playing hooky.
Hooky indicates an inability to create stories that take place in and around school and, therefore, a dearth of inspiration.
I think there comes a time, in creative work, for playing hooky.Jane Journeys On|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
Wish I could make up my mind, he said, like a boy in some doubt how he can best put in his time when he plays hooky.Nothing But the Truth|Frederic S. Isham
His coal-black, glossy hair commanded and obtained her admiration, and she found his hooky nose to be handsome.The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope
That he naturally despised the articles of such a soulless faith was evident in his constant inclination to play hooky.The Place of Honeymoons|Harold MacGrath
It wasnt the usual playing hooky from school case that the judge was taking up now.Joan of the Journal|Helen Diehl Olds
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see play hooky.