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profound
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • It was a profounder remark than Mr. Lorry had looked for.
  • A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.

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  • In the midst of a profound stillness, she faintly began: "When the gentleman came on board—"
  • At this second interchange of the Christian name, Madame Defarge, still using her toothpick with profound composure, coughed another grain of cough, and raised her eyebrows by the breadth of another line.
  • I am so profoundly interested in its miserable inhabitants.
  • It was a hard matter to preserve the innocent deceit of which they were profoundly unsuspicious.
  • A moment of profound silence followed.
  • I had kept the matter a profound secret, even from my wife; and this, too, I resolved to state in my letter.

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as in: profound idea Define
deep or far-reaching in intellect or consequence
as in: profound sadness Define
of greatest intensity or emotional depth
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