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  • A few hours of (admittedly hardly exhaustive) Internet research this afternoon confirmed what I suspected: hypnosis is not generally useful in retrieving hours lost to blackout because, as my previous reading suggested, we do not make memories during blackout.†   (source)
  • It's a hard, tough, thinking man's game, and the test is exhaustive.†   (source)
  • Press coverage had been exhaustive, taking up most of the front page of the daily newspapers.†   (source)
  • He tells me that I should take it slow as I start to see the world—no big crowds, no unfamiliar foods, no exhaustive physical activity.†   (source)
  • Paul knew that even an exhaustive analysis would turn up precious few traces of blood , his car had spent most of the spring with snowmelt running through it at flood-speed.†   (source)
  • "Not that exhaustive," said Jace, "if they didn't even know she was still alive."†   (source)
  • The president of the republic sent him a telegram of condolence in which he promised an exhaustive investigation and paid homage to the dead men.†   (source)
  • She referred to documentation in an exhaustive appendix, including photographs of the thirteen-year-old girl in the company of the subject.†   (source)
  • The Savak is engaged at this very moment in an exhaustive search through the archives.†   (source)
  • She gushed over every detail I'd provided her with, so I sent back another exhaustive description of my day.†   (source)
  • Through skillful and no doubt exhaustive preparation, Wade Lanier had pieced together a fictional narrative that any father and son would envy.†   (source)
  • There, my research was exhaustive.†   (source)
  • Prior to the trial, at which Andrews pleaded innocent by reason of insanity, the psychiatric staff of the Menninger Clinic conducted an exhaustive examination of the accused; this produced a diagnosis of "schizophrenia, simple type."†   (source)
  • Though his room on V Street, his one private place, was often a mess, he always has been neatly dressed and exhaustively scrubbed in public.†   (source)
  • Now Oscar turned in an in-depth, exhaustively documented report on bean sprouts in English.†   (source)
  • There is a part of books specifically designed for the very long and the very boring, and that part is called "The Appendix," which is precisely where one can find a semi-exhaustive explanation of the math invoked herein.†   (source)
  • In anticipation of that day, Valborg Svensson had laid exhaustive plans.†   (source)
  • While other students were off playing with their charges in the Sanctuary, Omar was forced to endure Tweedy's heavily advertised, sparsely attended lectures on everything from Greek architecture to the exhaustive works of David Hume.†   (source)
  • Woolf's phenomenal success came partly from God-given gifts, partly from experience, and partly from exhaustive study.†   (source)
  • By his elbow rested a massive leather-bound copy of Annals of the Black Centaur, Septon Jorquen's exhaustively detailed account of the nine years that Orbert Caswell had served as Lord Commander of the Night's Watch.†   (source)
  • The former involves covering as much material as possible, without attempting to wrest from it all its implications and intricacies; the latter involves confining oneself to one single area until it is exhaustively covered, and then going on to new material.†   (source)
  • But the purpose here isn't exhaustively to analyze the motorcycle.†   (source)
  • He went on to compile an exhaustive brief on the case to bring the new counsel up to date.†   (source)
  • She had questioned over three dozen people extensively, exhaustively.†   (source)
  • Eventually I would understand that she didn't mean the list as exhaustive, something complete, in any way the sum of my character or nature.†   (source)
  • The tracking system no doubt utilized a CD-ROM with exhaustive maps of Los Angeles County and environs, maybe of the entire state of California or of the country coast to coast.†   (source)
  • When I was eighteen I spent a summer doing field work in the company of another mammalogist, seventy years of age, who was replete with degrees and whose towering stature in the world of science had been earned largely by an exhaustive study of uterine scars in shrews.†   (source)
  • Hoss's thought process, far from inept, was also as exhaustive and as unimaginatively single-minded as the snout of an anteater and brooked few deviations.†   (source)
  • It must see as slowly as Murrell's ant in the grass, as exhaustively as Lorenzo's angel of God, and then, Audubon dreamed, with his mind going to his pointed brush, it must see like this, and he tightened his hand on the trigger of the gun and pulled it, and his eyes went closed.†   (source)
  • The inventory is exhaustive, to say the least.†   (source)
  • He was kicked out of prep school, partied hard with the "celebrati," and shunned his parents' exhaustive attempts to provide him firm and loving guidance.†   (source)
  • Convinced that Ursula would carry the secret to her grave, Aureliano Segundo hired a crew of diggers under the pretext that they were making some drainage canals in the courtyard and the backyard, and he himself took soundings in the earth with iron bars and all manner of metal-detectors without finding anything that resembled gold in three months of exhaustive exploration.†   (source)
  • The letter was an exhaustive (and ultimately exhausting) manual of where Mrs Roman D. ('Virginia') Sandpiper had found each piece, how much she had paid, and the restoration processes involved.†   (source)
  • Several exhaustive psychological studies were done on Halliday following his death, and his obsessive adherence to routine and preoccupation with a few obscure areas of interest led many psychologists to conclude that Halliday had suffered from Asperger's syndrome, or from some other form of high-functioning autism.†   (source)
  • Exhaustive records—†   (source)
  • In the past few years, these "chippers"— as they have been dubbed — have been exhaustively studied, with the bulk of the work being done by University of Pittsburgh psychologist Saul Shiftman.†   (source)
  • And the truth is that our unconscious is really good at this, to the point where thin-slicing often delivers a better answer than more deliberate and exhaustive ways of thinking.†   (source)
  • Svensson had discussed Zala exhaustively with source G. (Gulbrandsen?) and suggested that Zala may have been responsible for the murder of Irina P. There was no saying what G. thought about this theory, but there was a note to the effect that Zala had been on the agenda a year earlier at a meeting with "the special investigative group on organized crime."†   (source)
  • The night before, Paramedic (in Training) Lindsey Lee Wells had diagnosed him with moderate contusions and "sprained balls" after an exhaustive search of medical Websites.†   (source)
  • The relationship of Quality to the area of Art has been shown rather exhaustively through a pursuit of Phaedrus' understanding of Quality in the Art of rhetoric.†   (source)
  • The mare, brought back from temporary paralysis by Smith's exhaustive labors, moved stiffly and hesitantly through an easy canter.†   (source)
  • His first effort was to maximize his horse's exposure, plotting an exhaustive cross-country racing campaign that was probably unprecedented in scope, adopting a take-all-comers attitude in choosing Seabiscuit's races and opponents, and even running full-page ads celebrating Seabiscuit's wins.†   (source)
  • Again he began to absorb my exhaustively worked-over prose, taking the manuscript upstairs with him to read after several days' work, when I had acquired twenty-five or thirty pages, and returning a few hours later, usually smiling, almost always ready to bestow upon me the single thing I needed most—praise—though hardly ever praise that was not modified or honestly spiced by a dollop of tough criticism; his eye for the sentence hobbled by an awkward rhythm, for the attitudinized reflection, the onanistic dalliance, the less than felicitous metaphor, was unsparingly sharp.†   (source)
  • Exhaustive inquiries are being made, and the plantations on Parkwold Ridge are being combed.†   (source)
  • But I have no doubt that their previous criminal association will be exhaustively investigated.†   (source)
  • She obviously had a practical cunning which Winston lacked, and she seemed also to have an exhaustive knowledge of the countryside round London, stored away from innumerable community hikes.†   (source)
  • Dante's Divina Commedia is an exhaustive review of the stages: "Inferno," the misery of the spirit bound to the prides and actions of the flesh; "Purgatorio," the process of transmuting fleshly into spiritual experience; "Paradiso," the degrees of spiritual realization.†   (source)
  • They engaged him in long debates: as he ate his lunch, he waved a hot biscuit around, persuasive, sweetly reasonable, exhaustively minute in an effort to prove the connection of Greek and groceries.†   (source)
  • She stood over Kim till they went down, and inquired exhaustively after they had come up.†   (source)
  • In vain I compressed the whole landscape into my field of vision, draining it with an exhaustive gaze which sought to extract from it a female creature.†   (source)
  • How exhaustive and unpleasant such a process would be, he saw even more vividly after his two hours' talk with poor Dorset.†   (source)
  • In 1860, Dougherty County had six thousand slaves, worth at least two and a half millions of dollars; its farms were estimated at three millions,—making five and a half millions of property, the value of which depended largely on the slave system, and on the speculative demand for land once marvellously rich but already partially devitalized by careless and exhaustive culture.†   (source)
  • They were addressed by a congressman who had just returned from an exhaustive three-months study of the finances, ethnology, political systems, linguistic divisions, mineral resources, and agriculture of Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Jugoslavia, and Bulgaria.†   (source)
  • Hans Castorp understood now, saw through it, discerning its meaning in such a new, exhaustive, and intimate fashion that the carpet-beater outside doubled both in pace and intensity, almost drowning out the sounds of the evening concert in Platz—because there was a concert down at the hotel again.†   (source)
  • But it was not for nothing, as my aunt well knew, that she had rung for Francoise, since at Combray a person whom one 'didn't know at all' was as incredible a being as any mythological deity, and it was apt to be forgotten that after each occasion on which there had appeared in the Rue du Saint-Esprit or in the Square one of these bewildering phenomena, careful and exhaustive researches had invariably reduced the fabulous monster to the proportions of a person whom one 'did know,' either personally or in the abstract, in his or her civil status as being more or less closely related to some family in Combray.†   (source)
  • Heedful of the truth that its task is to further human happiness, or in other words, finally to eradicate human suffering by combating it with practical social work; heedful, further, of the truth that this noble mission can be completed only wirh the help of social science, whose ultimate goal is the perfect state—the League for the Organization of Progress resolved in Barcelona to publish a multivolumed work, which is to bear the title The Sociology of Suffering and in which human sufferings of all classes and species will be treated in detailed, exhaustive, systematic fashion.†   (source)
  • Never had he supposed it to have been so recent an affair, hidden from his eyes that had been too innocent to discern it, not in a past which he had never known, but in evenings which he so well remembered, which he had lived through with Odette, of which he had supposed himself to have such an intimate, such an exhaustive knowledge, and which now assumed, retrospectively, an aspect of cunning and deceit and cruelty.†   (source)
  • the Comedie-Francaise, nothing seemed to me to differ more profoundly from the sparkling white plume of the Diamants de la Couronne than the sleek, mysterious satin of the Domino Noir; and since my parents had told me that, for my first visit to the theatre, I should have to choose between these two pieces, I would study exhaustively and in turn the title of one and the title of the other (for those were all that I knew of either), attempting to snatch from each a foretaste of the pleasure which it offered me, and to compare this pleasure with that latent in the other title, until in the end I had shewn myself such vivid, such compelling pictures of, on the one hand, a play o†   (source)
  • It is too possible that to some of my readers Methodism may mean nothing more than low-pitched gables up dingy streets, sleek grocers, sponging preachers, and hypocritical jargon—elements which are regarded as an exhaustive analysis of Methodism in many fashionable quarters.†   (source)
  • At the sight of papers of all sorts,—titles, contracts, parchments, which were kept in the archives of the family, all descending from the poisoned cardinal, I in my turn examined the immense bundles of documents, like twenty servitors, stewards, secretaries before me; but in spite of the most exhaustive researches, I found—nothing.†   (source)
  • These things cannot be reasoned about, and I very earnestly entreat you not to return to the subject we discussed so exhaustively.†   (source)
  • See," continued the Vicar, opening several small drawers, "I fancy I have made an exhaustive study of the entomology of this district.†   (source)
  • Nightfall found him leg-weary, half-famished, and his desire as far from accomplishment as ever; so he supped at the Tabard Inn and went to bed, resolved to make an early start in the morning, and give the town an exhaustive search.†   (source)
  • The field near by had been denuded of its crop some time before, and had a skinned look, so exhaustively had it been harvested and gleaned.†   (source)
  • At this point Ippolit Kirillovitch broke off to discuss exhaustively the suspected connection of Smerdyakov with the murder.†   (source)
  • Since I have undertaken to manhandle this Leviathan, it behooves me to approve myself omnisciently exhaustive in the enterprise; not overlooking the minutest seminal germs of his blood, and spinning him out to the uttermost coil of his bowels.†   (source)
  • That little speech of four words, like so many others in all languages, is capable by varied vocal inflections of expressing all states of mind from helpless dimness to exhaustive argumentative perception, from the completest self-devoting fellowship to the most neutral aloofness.†   (source)
  • You might have seen it in the newspapers in connection with this fruitful contrivance; assurance of which he had given to Isabel by showing her in the columns of the New York Interviewer an exhaustive article on the Goodwood patent—an article not prepared by Miss Stackpole, friendly as she had proved herself to his more sentimental interests.†   (source)
  • Henrietta, on the other hand, enjoyed the society of a gentleman who appeared somehow, in his way, made, by expensive, roundabout, almost "quaint" processes, for her use, and whose leisured state, though generally indefensible, was a decided boon to a breathless mate, and who was furnished with an easy, traditional, though by no means exhaustive, answer to almost any social or practical question that could come up.†   (source)
  • [59] For an exhaustive discussion of these formations /cf†   (source)
  • It is anything but an exhaustive treatise upon the subject; it is not even an exhaustive examination of the materials.†   (source)
  • In an exhaustive list of diseases issued by the United States Public Health [Pg253] Service[7] the /haem/-form does not appear once.†   (source)
  • Even such exhaustive collections as that of Robert Christy[2] contain no American specimens—not even "Don't monkey with the buzz-saw" or "Root, hog, or die."†   (source)
  • And in /Modern Language Notes/ that impression is reinforced, for its bulky volumes contain exhaustive studies of all the other living languages and dialects, but only an occasional essay upon American.†   (source)
  • of pea) pease picket (military) piquet plow plough pretense pretence program programme pudgy podgy pygmy pigmy rancor rancour rigor rigour rumor rumour savory savoury scimitar scimetar septicemia septicaemia show (verb) shew siphon syphon siren syren skeptic sceptic slug (verb) slog slush slosh splendor splendour stanch staunch story (of a house) storey succor succour taffy toffy tire (noun) tyre toilet toilette traveler traveller tumor tumour valor valour vapor vapour veranda verandah vial phial vigor vigour vise (a tool) vice wagon waggon woolen woollen § 2 /General Tendencies/—This list is by no means exhaustive.†   (source)
  • In the First Congress the matter of his title was exhaustively debated; some members wanted to call him /the Honorable/ and others proposed /His Excellency/ and even /His Highness/.†   (source)
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