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profound
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • She felt a sudden pang of profound loneliness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She returned his profound bow with a slight nod, made more disdainful by the sense of Selden's surprise that she should number Rosedale among her acquaintances.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Of late the sleep it had brought her had been more broken and less profound; there had been nights when she was perpetually floating up through it to consciousness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She felt so profoundly tired that she thought she must fall asleep at once; but as soon as she had lain down every nerve started once more into separate wakefulness.  (not reviewed by editor)

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