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convey
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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convey
Used in
The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • …retched in front of the huge window, producing a kind of momentary Japanese effect, and making him think of those pallid jade-faced painters of Tokio who, through the medium of an art that is necessarily immobile, seek to convey the sense of swiftness and motion.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This bud of love by summer's ripening breath May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet— she spoke the words as though they conveyed no meaning to her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • To project one's soul into some gracious form, and let it tarry there for a moment; to hear one's own intellectual views echoed back to one with all the added music of passion and youth; to convey one's temperament into another as though it were a subtle fluid or a strange perfume; there was a real joy in that—perhaps the most satisfying joy left to us in an age so limited and vulgar as our own, an age grossly carnal in its pleasures, and grossly common in its aims….  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: convey title to the property
as in: convey her thoughts
as in: convey her safely to
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