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  • "I’m so sorry," he said impulsively; "but you ARE among friends here, you know."
  • She was persuaded that irrepressible passion was the cause of his impatience; and being an ardent admirer of impulsiveness (when it did not lead to the spending of money) she always received him with a genial twinkle of complicity and a play of allusion to which May seemed fortunately impervious.
  • As he walked past her she moved forward impulsively, as though to detain him: their eyes met, and he saw that hers were of the same swimming blue as when he had left her to drive to Jersey City.

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  • letting him borrow her car was an impulsive act that she immediately regretted
  • He is young and impulsive.

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