He hunched his shoulders as he headed out into the storm.
he hunched next to a bush to avoid being seen Noun
My hunch is that the stock is going to go up in value.
“How did you know I'd be here?” “It was just a hunch.”
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For another, hunched over a round table was James Brolin.—Wesley Morris, New York Times, 7 Nov. 2023 His father slumped in his seat, hunched over as each guilty verdict came in.—Phil Helsel, NBC News, 3 Nov. 2023 Two teachers managed to escape through the smashed windows and brought several of the children out with them.
Salem, hunched in the bus, had managed to open some of the side windows.—Nathan Thrall, Curbed, 25 Oct. 2023 Kate and Paul had both hunched down out of the woman’s sight line.—Emma Cline, The New Yorker, 23 Oct. 2023 Spending long periods of time working at a desk or hunched over a smartphone can cause your deltoids (also known as delts or shoulders) and lower back to round forward.—Jenny McCoy, SELF, 23 Oct. 2023 With each security breach, falsehood and bigoted assumption, the contestants hunched over their laptops exulted.—Will Oremus, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Aug. 2023 The device has adjustable backpack-style straps to pull your shoulders back and prevent hunching.—Cai Cramer, Peoplemag, 6 Oct. 2023 No more hunching or struggling to reach those tricky corners.—Mia Meltzer, Rolling Stone, 3 Oct. 2023
As astronomers lift the veil of the early universe, academic hunches outnumber concrete answers.—WIRED, 5 Nov. 2023 Tom operates in his own leisurely zone of deduction and holds his hunches close to the vest, something that del Toro is an ace at.—Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 26 Sep. 2023 So, if her hunches are more eerie than endearing, here's how to switch them off:
Launch the Alexa app, find More at the screen's base, and tap it.—Kurt Knutsson, Fox News, 30 Sep. 2023 Just a hunch, but the new manager probably doesn’t work for the Guardians at this time.—Paul Hoynes, cleveland, 9 Sep. 2023 Our hunch is Kelly will opt for the safe pick and give himself the option to elevate Moore at the first sign of trouble.—Jon Wilner | , oregonlive, 25 Aug. 2023 The hunch here is that ownership was fine with quasi-contention.—Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 15 Sep. 2023 Chasing Tim Tebow, idolizing Tom Brady, fighting fires: Making of Colts QB Anthony Richardson
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The Jaguars probably have a few hunches.—The Indianapolis Star, 6 Sep. 2023 The White House shares the hunch that the pessimism has a lot to do with media coverage.—Laura Gersony, ABC News, 25 Aug. 2023 See More
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