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convey -- as in: convey her thoughts
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as in: convey her thoughts Define
communicate or express
  • Please convey my gratitude for her hospitality.
  • She dresses to convey a sense of a successful, no-nonsense woman.
  • We seek pitifully to convey to others the treasures of our heart, but they have not the power to accept them, and so we go lonely, side by side but not together, unable to know our fellows and unknown by them.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  The Moon and Sixpence
  • If a businessman does not strictly obey the orders of the public as they are conveyed to him by the structure of market prices, he suffers losses, he goes bankrupt, and is thus removed from his eminent position at the helm. Other men who did better in satisfying the demand of the consumers replace him.
    Ludwig von Mises

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  • He did not believe that his picture was better than all the pictures of Raphael, but he knew that what he tried to convey in that picture, no one ever had conveyed.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • But Natasha was not satisfied with her own words: she felt that they did not convey the passionately poetic feeling she had experienced that day and wished to convey.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • I want to convey, somehow, that she isn’t me—that I know he’s worth my time.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • It was one of those rare smiles ... [that] concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor. It understood you just so far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself, and assured you that it had precisely the impression of  you that, at your best, you hoped to convey.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • It did not convey much to me, until I reached a passage where it described small puncture wounds on their throats.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • The intensity he conveys isn’t unnerving . it’s beautiful.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless

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  • His tone conveyed a warning...
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • I had some considerable difficulty in conveying my meaning.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • Certain accessory points of the design served well to convey the idea that this excavation lay at an exceeding depth below the surface of the earth.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Fall of the House of Usher
  • Just convey the basic facts and be done with it.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • The camera draws back slowly to convey an image of the entire room.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
  • His speaking voice, a gruff husky tenor, added to the impression of fractiousness he conveyed.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • He wishes me to convey his love, and to say that by this post I write for him to Mr. Peter Hawkins, Exeter, to say, with his dutiful respects, that he is sorry for his delay, and that all of his work is completed.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • It conveyed irresistibly the idea that life, animal life, was not the only thing which could pass away.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • It was startlingly like the image conveyed to me in Dr. Seward’s diary of the opening of Miss Westenra’s tomb, I fancy that the same idea seemed to strike the others, for with one accord they shrank back.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • I try to convey everything I’m feeling through my kiss, but it’s not enough.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • The two of us gradually become one as we silently express with our bodies and our hands and our eyes what our words are unable to convey.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • Bless that good, good woman who hung the crucifix round my neck!  For it is a comfort and a strength to me whenever I touch it. It is odd that a thing which I have been taught to regard with disfavour and as idolatrous should in a time of loneliness and trouble be of help. Is it that there is something in the essence of the thing itself, or that it is a medium, a tangible help, in conveying memories of sympathy and comfort?
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
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as in: convey her thoughts Define
communicate or express
as in: convey title to the property Define
to give or transfer -- especially legal title
as in: convey her safely to Define
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