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- In a very short time several fidgety and nervous girls and boys had learned to think twice and to relax before jumping. - "Civics and Health", William H. Allen.
- " Why, yes," says Dorsett, smilin' fidgety. - "Torchy, Private Sec.", Sewell Ford.
- When I am alone, though, I get frightened and fidgety. - "The Prairie Wife", Arthur Stringer.