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distinct
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
clear, easily noticed, and/or identifiable as different or separate
  • The elder distinctly and deliberately bowed down at Dmitri's feet till his forehead touched the floor.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (70% in)
  • As he went down the steps, he distinctly heard groans coming from the garden.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (7% in)
  • Grigory articulated gloomily and distinctly.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (71% in)
  • But though he spoke out distinctly and his voice was fairly steady, his speech was somewhat disconnected.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (1% in)
  • It's not as if I were his keeper," answered Smerdyakov quietly, distinctly, and superciliously.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (19% in)
  • I don't know how to help myself," he said resolutely and distinctly, and at his last word he sighed.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (81% in)
  • You don't know in what need he is," Smerdyakov explained, with perfect composure and remarkable distinctness.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (87% in)
  • But external decorum was still preserved and Father Paissy, with a stern face, continued firmly and distinctly reading aloud the Gospel, apparently not noticing what was taking place around him, though he had, in fact, observed something unusual long before.
    Book 7 — Alyosha (14% in)
  • His soul was overflowing but with mingled feelings; no single sensation stood out distinctly; on the contrary, one drove out another in a slow, continual rotation.
    Book 7 — Alyosha (89% in)
  • Again the coffin, the open window, and the soft, solemn, distinct reading of the Gospel.
    Book 7 — Alyosha (97% in)
  • "What is it you want of me, sir?" said the old man, deliberately, distinctly, severely, but courteously, when he was at last seated.
    Book 8 — Mitya (8% in)
  • In a large, distinct hand was written: "I punish myself for my whole life, my whole life I punish!"
    Book 8 — Mitya (51% in)
  • She went up to the gate and all at once she distinctly heard Grigory calling her by name, "Marfa!
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (14% in)
  • The prosecutor and the investigating lawyer distinctly remembered the doctor's saying that Smerdyakov could not outlive the night.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (18% in)
  • Clearly, precisely, distinctly, he described the feelings that troubled him during those moments in the garden when he longed so terribly to know whether Grushenka was with his father or not.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (41% in)
  • "You've said so to yourself many times, when you've been alone during these two dreadful months," Alyosha went on softly and distinctly as before.
    Book 11 — Ivan (42% in)
  • Such gentlemen of accommodating temper and dependent position, who can tell a story, take a hand at cards, and who have a distinct aversion for any duties that may be forced upon them, are usually solitary creatures, either bachelors or widowers.
    Book 11 — Ivan (78% in)
  • The clerk read it loudly and distinctly.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (6% in)
  • I must note, by the way, that the prosecutor asked this question whether Fyodor Pavlovitch had really kept back part of Mitya's inheritance with marked persistence of all the witnesses who could be asked it, not excepting Alyosha and Ivan, but he obtained no exact information from any one; all alleged that it was so, but were unable to bring forward any distinct proof.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (9% in)
  • "I am a servant," Grigory said suddenly, in a loud and distinct voice.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (10% in)
  • He made a very definite impression on me: I left him with the conviction that he was a distinctly spiteful creature, excessively ambitious, vindictive, and intensely envious.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (84% in)

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