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The effort to sterilize his image first began when Epstein hired Los Angeles-based spin doctors Sitrick Co.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You cannot take your eyes off her for the entire film, as she vamps about, chewing up scenery and spitting out hearts.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Oh, and the first press image they released was a pair of black dudes in tracksuits as a troll of sorts to NME.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, Kim Jong-Un takes an image hit as a Katy Perry-obsessed, margarita-drinking maniac with daddy issues.I Was Honeydicked Into Spending Christmas with ‘The Interview’|Allison McNearney|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When his agent asked if he missed his wife, his mind flashed to an image of Alison.What On Earth Is ‘The Affair’ About? Season One’s Baffling Finale|Tim Teeman|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This harmless image of a fierce beast Yung Pak would pull about the floor with a string by the hour.
His Shop is the Randenvous of spitting, where men dialogue with their noses, and their conversation is smoke.
The object is to produce a concurrence or connection between the sight-image of the Person and a sound-image of his Name.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
In return, each of the priests placed an image of Buddha on a tree-root, turning it into an altar.
The stainless image fearing to disturb,So faithfully reflected in my breast;As winds disturb the mirror of the lake.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi|Giacomo Leopardi
British Dictionary definitions for spitting image
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Idioms and Phrases with spitting image
A precise resemblance, especially in closely related persons. For example, Dirk is the spitting image of his grandfather. This idiom alludes to the earlier use of the noun spit for “likeness,” in turn probably derived from an old proverb, “as like as one as if he had been spit out of his mouth” (c. 1400). The current idiom dates from about 1900.