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  • Then he gave a low, distinct whistle.
  • Now a weird flash turned night into day and showed every little grass-blade, separate and distinct, that grew about their feet.
  • For some time, now, the boys had been dully conscious of a peculiar sound in the distance, just as one sometimes is of the ticking of a clock which he takes no distinct note of.
  • Under the ceaseless conflagration of lightning that flamed in the skies, everything below stood out in clean-cut and shadowless distinctness: the bending trees, the billowy river, white with foam, the driving spray of spume-flakes, the dim outlines of the high bluffs on the other side, glimpsed through the drifting cloud-rack and the slanting veil of rain.
  • His manner became less guarded and his words more distinct as he proceeded: "No," said he, "I’ve thought it all over, and I don’t like it.

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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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