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Cathy Isn't snoring tonight. ____________

it figures

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it figures means

I am not surprised that something (unpleasant happens) given the fact that...

3

The one night I know I'm never going to get any ___________ And she's lying on the other side of the curtain ___________________

shut-eye; quiet as a clam

4

My sheets feel like they're strangling me. Clinging to my neck and my shoulders. Swallowing my feet.
Ugh. I ____ all my covers _____

yank off

5

My mind ______________________. My thoughts ______________. Thinking about the movie. And the film festival

spins a million miles an hour; on full volume

6

I think of all of Coop's other ______________________ ideas over the years, and how they sort of ended up working out even though they didn't seem like they would at the time

herebrained

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herebrained


"a harebrained scheme"
synonyms:
ill-judged, rash, foolish, foolhardy, reckless, madcap, wild, silly, stupid, ridiculous, absurd, idiotic, asinine, imprudent, impracticable, unworkable, unrealistic, unconsidered, half-baked, ill-thought-out, ill-advised, ill-conceived; More
informalcrackpot, cockeyed, crazy, daft
"a harebrained scheme"
foolish, silly, idiotic, unintelligent, empty-headed, scatterbrained, featherbrained, birdbrained, pea-brained, brainless, giddy;
informaldippy, dizzy, flaky, dopey, dotty, airheaded
"a harebrained kid"
antonyms:
sensible, intelligent

8

sneaking _____ a nude beach to try to see a naked girl

onto

9

I mean, both Matt and Coop are ___________________ and while they're all pretty great aout including me, they're not going to want to put up with ____________________________ forever

Fifth Wheel Sean

10

Hey Cathy's sleepy voice is low and __________

raspy

11

NOt pushing Uncle Doug aside and _______ and giving her a finale kiss she wouldn't soon forget

sweeping Nessa into my arms

12

A still silence _____ the room

infuses

13

Fair enough. I hear her _________________. Would you... Would you like me any less if you found out I was gay?

shifting on her bed

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Look if you think ______ me ___ to some ______________ brother-and-sister late-night chat is going to get me to sa that I'm gay, you're out of your mindseudo-cozy brother and sister late night chat is going to get me to say that I'm gay, you're out of your mind. It's not going to happen, Cathy. Good night. I was great talking with you. I _____ and pull my covers back on.

lulling; in pseudo-cozy; huff

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huff

a fit of petty annoyance

16

I huff and pull my covers back on. ______ my pillow and rop my head down into it

fluff up

17

fluff up


to make something appear bigger or full of air by hitting or shaking it:
I'll just fluff up your pillows for you.

18

fluff up


to make something appear bigger or full of air by hitting or shaking it:
I'll just fluff up your pillows for you.

19

Some things have ____________________ lately that lead me to believe that you are not as cool and interesting as I'd hoped you were. Okay?

come to my attention

20

Well good, \I say ____________________ bed. Now maybe you can convince \mom and Dad \i'm not gay

snuggling into bed

21

Sure, CAthy offers. Just as soon as I tell them that I am.
I sit ____________. Excuse me? Tell them you're what?

bolt upright

22

Did you hear what \I just said\/ I'm trying to tell you something important here, turdlet. I am __________ you. Are you just going to sit there and not say anything

confiding in

23

Since you are the _______, I figured they'd accept it and then, when they found out about me, they'd already be used to the idea and it wouldn't be such a __________

shocker

24

Eventually. I suppose. But after the baby's born. That way they'll be so preoccupied that they won't have time to worry much about it. So don't go ____________ them. Or anyone else, ___________

blabbing to; for that matter

25

for that matter

You can use for that matter to emphasize that the remark you are making is true in the same way as your previous, similar remark.
[emphasis]
The irony was that Shawn had not seen her. Nor for that matter had anyone else.
A great deal of hard work was done and, for that matter, is continuing.

26

If I find out you've told your _______ friends, I'll break every one of your sppendages. Including the appendage you shake hands with every night before you go to bed. ARe we clear\/

dweeb

27

Yeah sure, I say, deciding to take it easy on her and not point out her hypocrispy _______________________________

where privacy is concerned

28

A painfully awkward silence __________________________

swallows up the room.

29

I slam my head back ____ my pillow

into