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  • At a quarter to ten McKelvey discovered with profound regret that his wife had a headache.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When I hear you orating I realize I don't appreciate how profoundly you think and what a splendid brain and vocabulary you have.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They went profoundly into the science of business, and indicated that the purpose of manufacturing a plow or a brick was so that it might be sold.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He found opportunities to remark that Dr. Angus was a benefactor to humanity, Maxwell and Howard Littlefield profound scholars, Charles McKelvey an inspiration to ambitious youth, and Mrs. McKelvey an adornment to the social circles of Zenith, Washington, New York, Paris, and numbers of other places.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: profound sadness
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