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  • Meanwhile I trust that you other gentlemen, who perhaps lack Mr. Arrowsmith’s profound scientific attainments and the power to use such handy technical terms as ’control,’ will, merely on my feeble advice, continue to use ichthyol!
  • "Oh!" she profoundly said.

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  • Martin curled on the chill leather seat of the smoking compartment, profoundly studying a brass wash-bowl.
  • He made himself a profoundly bad cup of tea, then, his whole body dragging, returned to his table to set down elaborately, in a shabby, nearly-filled note-book, every step of his experiment.
  • Next noon she telephoned from a drug store that she had lain awake all night, and on profound contemplation decided that they "musn’t ever do that sort of thing again"—and would he meet her at the corner of Crimmins Street and Missouri Avenue at eight, so that they might talk it all over?
  • Oh, trust me—" Their profound and unresisted kiss was the more blind in memory of that barren hour with Angus.

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as in: profound idea Define
deep or far-reaching in intellect or consequence
as in: profound sadness Define
of greatest intensity or emotional depth
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