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incisive
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Middlemarch
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  • He had taken care to repeat the incisive statement of his resolve not to be played on any more; and had tried to penetrate Raffles with the fact that he had shown the risks of bribing him to be quite equal to the risks of defying him.
  • But," he added, incisively, "I have to consider what I shall do without it, not with it."

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  • As usual, Mary’s comments were incisive.
  • as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang

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