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precise
used in Washington Square

5 uses
  • "I have gone too far to retreat," she said, though precisely what this meant she was not at pains to explain.
    Chapter 35 (14% in)
  • Precisely.
    Chapter 8 (95% in)
  • Precisely.
    Chapter 9 (68% in)
  • She received him in a little parlour, which was precisely the parlour he had expected: a small unspeckled bower, ornamented with a desultory foliage of tissue-paper, and with clusters of glass drops, amid which—to carry out the analogy—the temperature of the leafy season was maintained by means of a cast-iron stove, emitting a dry blue flame, and smelling strongly of varnish.
    Chapter 14 (7% in)
  • "Precisely—that's the bother of it."
    Chapter 14 (45% in)

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