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The Fountainhead
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  • She stared at him incredulously.
  • "Yes," said Roark, incredulously.
  • He walked incredulously down the stairs, out to the street, and looked up at the windows of her apartment.
  • "Mike!" he said incredulously.
  • She stared at him incredulously.
  • Roark asked incredulously.
  • Keating’s face spread in incredulous pleasure; he knew that Wynand was a great authority on art and would not make such comparisons lightly.
  • Mallory looked at him incredulously and whispered: "How did you know that?"
  • She stood looking at him, looking incredulously at all the hours past.
  • She stood stupidly, incredulously for a moment, then she dashed to her bed to snatch a girdle she had left lying there and stuff it hurriedly under the pillow.
  • But he watched the shape of her mouth, the movements of her lips framing words; he watched the way she crossed her legs, a gesture smooth and exact, like an expensive instrument being folded; and he could not escape the feeling of incredulous admiration he had experienced when he had seen her for the first time.
  • She wanted to laugh in incredulous anger.
  • Toohey turned to him full face, forgetting to dole out his attention, and said incredulously: "No!"
  • But he looked at her, and suddenly he laughed, incredulously pleased.
  • She stood, incredulously, in the middle of the drawing room of his penthouse, thinking that this place was now her home and how right it looked to be her home.
  • Wynand stood, holding a glass, looking at Roark with a strange kind of incredulous wonder, not like a host, like an owner who cannot quite believe his ownership of his prize possession….

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  • I find it incredulous that you believe she is sincere.
  • I was incredulous. I just didn’t believe her.

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