Haines detached from his underlip some fibres of tobacco before he spoke.
By prodding a prong of the fork under the kidney he detached it and turned it turtle on its back.
The young man raised his cap abruptly: the young woman abruptly bent and with slow care detached from her light skirt a clinging twig.
The young woman with slow care detached from her light skirt a clinging twig.
BLOOM: (Detaches her fingers and offers his palm) More harm than good.
Lenehan in yachtsman’s cap and white shoes officiously detaches a long hair from Blazes Boylan’s coat shoulder.
A Handbook of Astronomy (cover, brown leather, detached, S plates, antique letterpress long primer, author’s footnotes nonpareil, marginal clues brevier, captions small pica).
…and salient points caused by foot pressure in the course of walking repeatedly in several different directions, then, inclined, he disnoded the laceknots, unhooked and loosened the laces, took off each of his two boots for the second time, detached the partially moistened right sock through the fore part of which the nail of his great toe had again effracted, raised his right foot and, having unhooked a purple elastic sock suspender, took off his right sock, placed his unclothed right…
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She spoke in a cold, detached manner as though she didn’t care about him any more.
These days, she seems emotionally detached whenever she talks about him.