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profound
used in The Adventures of Augie March

7 uses
  • To understand the birth of life and be in on the profoundest secrets.
    Chapter 25 (82% in)
  • So before going with my mother for the glasses I was always instructed by the old woman and had to sit and listen with profound care.
    Chapter 1 (48% in)
  • Still the monkeys could be potent, and awesome besides, and deep social critics when the old woman, like a great lama—for she is Eastern to me, in the end—would point to the squatting brown three, whose mouths and nostrils were drawn in sharp blood-red, and with profound wit, her unkindness finally touching greatness, say, "Nobody asks you to love the whole world, only to be honest, ehrlich.
    Chapter 1 (60% in)
  • That isn't to say that I stopped connecting her with the highest and the best—taking her at her own word—with the courts of Europe, the Congress of Vienna, the splendor of family, and all kinds of profound and cultured things as hinted in her conduct and advertised in her speech—she'd call up connotations of the utmost importance, the imperial brown of Kaisers and rotogravures of capitals, the gloominess of deepest thought.
    Chapter 3 (17% in)
  • Undressing, she had playful frills or point edges on her underthings—these gewgaws that go with the imposing female fact, the brilliant, profound thing.
    Chapter 7 (95% in)
  • He didn't specify in which way, but he expressed enough to make it profoundly believable; he had some notes in the end of the scale that I would rather not have heard played for the consents to death that rang in them, but I was forced to listen to all he had, struck right on the key and sounded from top to bottom.
    Chapter 11 (43% in)
  • I passed over the church too and rested only on the great profound blue.
    Chapter 12 (99% in)

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