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The Idiot
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  • —the prince distinctly heard the word half whispered from behind him.
  • He remembered everything with the most accurate and extraordinary distinctness, and declared that he would never forget a single iota of the experience.
  • Nastasia occupied a medium-sized, but distinctly tasteful, flat, beautifully furnished and arranged.
  • "Don’t be afraid," he muttered, indistinctly, "though I have taken your cross, I shall not murder you for your watch."
  • But he spoke so indistinctly that hardly a dozen words could be gathered.
  • Put it into words, speak out clearly and distinctly.
  • Evgenie Pavlovitch’s friend asked the prince some question, but the latter did not reply, or if he did, he muttered something so strangely indistinct that there was nothing to be made of it.
  • This lasted perhaps half a second, yet he distinctly remembered hearing the beginning of the wail, the strange, dreadful wail, which burst from his lips of its own accord, and which no effort of will on his part could suppress.
  • The prince’s heart beat so loud that its knocking seemed to be distinctly audible in the deathly silence.
  • More especially are we inclined to take this course since the example will constitute a distinct march forward of our story, and will not hinder the progress of the events remaining to be recorded.

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  • Martinez and his colleagues identified 21 distinct emotions made by the human face.
  • Two distinct brain networks guide our judgments.

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