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  • Captain Flume had entered his bed that night a buoyant extrovert and left it the next morning a brooding introvert, and Chief White Halfoat proudly regarded the new Captain Flume as his own creation.†   (source)
  • He considered music a liberating force: it liberated him from loneliness, introversion, the dust of the library; it opened the door of his body and allowed his soul to step out into the world to make friends.†   (source)
  • Like her husband, Jackie has a dazzling smile, but she is the introvert to his extrovert.†   (source)
  • Mark was an introvert.†   (source)
  • "introverted" and "flimsy."†   (source)
  • To desire too much, to think oneself unfit-- Not a circle, a spiral inward (introversion) to a madness of cool objectivity.†   (source)
  • I think she's too introverted for a sales job.
  • He was quiet and introverted as a child, but his thoughts and feelings flowed freely when writing.
  • He is an introvert by nature
  • Anita Vanger had not thought of her as being introverted at all.†   (source)
  • For many years Martin was so quiet and introverted that he was effectively antisocial.†   (source)
  • An introverted person obviously affected by her past.†   (source)
  • An introvert, Grant is pained by the attention and stares.†   (source)
  • She was introverted and eccentric, and she had no friends.†   (source)
  • She thought him an introverted and socially handicapped person.†   (source)
  • They had not brains enough to be introverted and repressed.†   (source)
  • "She is the most introverted person I've ever met."†   (source)
  • Martin had been an introverted boy.†   (source)
  • She was introverted—like her brother—and as a teenager she became wrapped up in religion, unlike anyone else in the family.†   (source)
  • By then her casebook was filled with terms such as introverted, socially inhibited, lacking in empathy, ego-fixated, psychopathic and asocial behaviour, difficulty in cooperating, and incapable of assimilating learning.†   (source)
  • It was his sister, eventually, who kept him from despair, another kind of voice, a woman marooned in introversion, only oddly loving.†   (source)
  • From the time they were little girls Camilla had been outgoing, popular, and successful at school, while Lisbeth had been ungiving and introverted, rarely responding to the teachers' questions.†   (source)
  • If the American's eventual victory didn't begin to redeem Matt's own sulky youth, at least it edged the game out of the private migraine of abnormal introversion and into the mingled thing out there, the everyday melee of competing states and material forces.†   (source)
  • He sat for some time silent, with introverted gaze, Johnnie with difficulty restraining her impatience, forbearing to break in upon his meditation.†   (source)
  • A car pulled up behind them and honked, so Colin returned to driving, and by the time they were in the cavernous parking lot of the nursing home, they had settled on five variables: Age (A)
    Popularity Differential (C)
    Attractiveness Differential (H)
    Dumper/ Dumpee Differential (D)
    Introvert/ Extrovert Differential (P)
    [62.†   (source)
  • Now I laughed at the image of that sad, introverted little boy who'd been so afraid to stand on his toes all day in a pair of pointe shoes.†   (source)
  • Doc Daneeka tended each moaning man that night with the same glum and profound and introverted grief he showed at the airfield the day of the Avignon mission when Yossarian climbed down the few steps of his plane naked, in a state of utter shock, with Snowden smeared abundantly all over his bare heels and toes, knees, arms and fingers, and pointed inside wordlessly toward where the young radio-gunner lay freezing to death on the floor beside the still younger tail-gunner who kept…†   (source)
  • "SHE'S BISEXUAL," SAYS CHILDHOOD FRIEND The 26-year-old woman sought in connection with three murders is described as an introverted eccentric who had great difficulties adjusting to school.†   (source)
  • He knew that she was a peculiar, introverted woman who didn't like to talk about herself, and that she had absolutely no trust in authority of any kind.†   (source)
  • Socially introverted.†   (source)
  • Willed introversion, in fact, is one of the classic implements of creative genius and can be employed as a deliberate device.†   (source)
  • And at night, he stiffened with shame in his dark bed, ripping the sheet between his fingers as, with the unbalanced vision, the swollen egotism of the introvert, the picture of a crowded student-room, filled with the grinning historians of his exploits, burned in his brain.†   (source)
  • The levels correspond to the profundities sounded by the hero in his world-fathoming adventure; they number the spiritual strata known to the mind introverted in meditation.†   (source)
  • Our age is bewailed as the age of Introversion.†   (source)
  • Elia Naphta had in fact been a brooding introvert; he was not just a scholar of the Torah, but a critic of Scripture who discussed its contents with the rabbi and frequently argued with him.†   (source)
  • He paused with the look often seen when people are struggling, with introverted effort, to disentangle a thought which is either too high for quick discernment or too subtle for simple expression.†   (source)
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