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tuned

mod. tipsy; drunk. Willy was a little tuned so Sally swiped his car keys.
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In the Opera House a crowd had gathered to see a show and further down Main Street the fiddlers, their instruments tuned, sweated and worked to keep the feet of youth flying over a dance floor.
Outside the air was sweet, the sun shone, and the birds sang, and it seemed as if all nature were tuned to a different pitch.
The men, pitching forward insanely, had burst into cheerings, moblike and barbaric, but tuned in strange keys that can arouse the dullard and the stoic.
Be precise, if you please," said Colbert, in a sharp voice, tuned beforehand to hostility.
It was because I was upon the Way - tuned as are si-nen
I do bethink me, Will, that thou didst use to have a pretty voice, and one that tuned sweetly upon a song.
Mitka tuned up afresh, and recommenced thrumming the balalayka to the air of My Lady, with trills and variations.
Hunter of grisettes, smoker, jester, diner-out and frequenter of supper-parties, always tuned to the highest pitch, shining equally in the greenroom and at the balls given among the grisettes of the Allee des Veuves, he was just as surprisingly entertaining at table as at a picnic, as gay and lively at midnight on the streets as in the morning when he jumped out of bed, and yet at heart gloomy and melancholy, like most of the great comic players.
It chanced that out of one of the bundles there stuck the end of what the clerk saw to be a cittern, so drawing it forth, he tuned it up and twanged a harmony to the merry lilt which the dancers played.
Brain and body, scorched and jangled and poisoned, return to be tuned up by the very poison that caused the damage.
Meantime my mountain sickness tuned up something fierce, and I sat down on a big rock to wait for it to ease down.
Before Paul arrived she had, as it were, been tuned up into his key.
after which the womanly form's head reposed upon the manly form's shoulder, and the nightingales tuned up.
Dear, dear, what a place it looked, that Astley's; with all the paint, gilding, and looking-glass; the vague smell of horses suggestive of coming wonders; the curtain that hid such gorgeous mysteries; the clean white sawdust down in the circus; the company coming in and taking their places; the fiddlers looking carelessly up at them while they tuned their instruments, as if they didn't want the play to begin, and knew it all beforehand