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used in Brave New World

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of greatest intensity or emotional depth
  • Well, of course, our readers would be profoundly interested...
    p. 249.4
profoundly = intensely
  • The roses flamed up as though with a sudden passion from within; a new and profound significance seemed to suffuse the shining pages of the books.
    p. 20.6
  • profound = great
  •   "But it was fun," Lenina insisted. "Wasn't it?"
      "Oh, the greatest fun," he answered, but in a voice so mournful, with an expression so profoundly miserable, that Lenina felt all her triumph suddenly evaporate.
    p. 94.7
  • profoundly = intensely
  • His face was profoundly wrinkled and black, like a mask of obsidian.
    p. 110.5
  • profoundly = greatly
  • His conditioning had made him not so much pitiful as profoundly squeamish.
    p. 138.4
  • profoundly = intensely
  • There was a profound silence; every one looked round.
    p. 148.9
  • profound = intense
  • In spite of all his troubles, he seemed, Bernard thought, profoundly happy.
    p. 182.4
  • profoundly = intensely
  • She sighed profoundly as she refilled her syringe.
    p. 187.3
  • profoundly = deeply
  • The Savage sighed, profoundly.
    p. 223.9
  • profoundly = deeply
  • Seventy-two hours of profound discomfort.
    p. 253.2
profound = intense
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