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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • He was also sure that ghouls were generally rather slimy and bald, rather than distinctly hairy and covered in angry purple blisters.
  • The baby, Ariana, was a little longer than a loaf of bread and no more distinctive-looking.
  • When he spoke, his voice was muffled but quite distinct in the silent, echoing kitchen.
  • He would have found Kreacher, with his snoutlike nose and bloodshot eyes, a distinctively unlovable object even if the elf had not betrayed Sirius to Voldemort.
  • Harry distinctly remembered his headmaster telling him years before, "I don’t need a cloak to become invisible" Perhaps some less gifted Order member had needed its assistance, and Dumbledore had acted as a carrier?
  • They joined the stream of witches and wizards moving toward the golden gates at the end of the hall, looking around as surreptitiously as possible, but there was no sign of the distinctive figure of Dolores Umbridge.
  • There were several distinct splashes and then the slapping sounds of fish against flesh.
  • Harry was just able to make out the indistinct features of an object that looked like a skull, and something like a mountain that was more shadow than substance.
  • Indistinct figures were swarming through the mist, into which James had already disap-peared.

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  • Martinez and his colleagues identified 21 distinct emotions made by the human face.
  • Two distinct brain networks guide our judgments.

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