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spontaneous
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

6 uses
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Definition
behaving in an instinctive, uninhibited manner

or:

happening naturally (without planning or external force)
  • EVERYTHING WAS JUST A LITTLE QUICKER, A LITTLE MORE SPONTANEOUS.
    p. 456.6
  • Although we saved our most ritualized attacks on him Tor Sunday school, we also lifted him up at other times—more spontaneously.
    p. 8.1
  • I'd not seen him so tongue-tied since Sagamore's spontaneous funeral, and it occurred to me that it might be Owen who so effectively crippled his speech.
    p. 215.2
  • "Did you have fun, dear?" she asked him When Harold nodded, Barb Wiggin spontaneously hugged him against her hip.
    p. 235.9
  • Nowadays, she'd be the kind of woman who'd carry one of those breath-freshening atomizers in her purse—gassing herself with the atomizer, all day long, just in case someone might be moved to spontaneously kiss her.
    p. 380.7
  • The slow-moving man who appeared to be her husband folded and unfolded his beefy arms, and spontaneously, upon the mother's utterance—the specter in jungle fatigues tipped his head back and spat another sizable, mud-colored trajectory.
    p. 597.7

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