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visceral
used in The Lords of Discipline

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a visceral reaction
Definition
something felt strongly; or describing something as arising from instinct rather than reason (like saying "felt in the gut")
  • During speeches to the Corps, the indisputable power of his own rhetoric would affect him so viscerally that he would dance along a thin, precarious edge of control in constant danger of plunging headlong into much darker and more radical passions.
    Chapter 1.5 (10% in)
  • As lovely a woman as I have ever seen, bred and nurtured like a gardenia, she has always seemed somehow odorless and sexless to me. yet viscerally seductive in the manner of Southern women, that taloned species who speak with restrained and self-effacing drawls, fill a room with elegance and vulnerability, move with the grace of wind-tilted cane, and rule their families with a secret pact of steel.
    Prologue (59% in)

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  • And I was beginning to understand in a visceral inchoate way that every single thing I had been taught or had learned on my own since I was a child contained the elements of a lie.
    Chapter 1.10 (39% in)
  • Nothing has ever affected me in that same profoundly visceral way as the salutation of the Corps when I broke free from the steamy enclave of the locker room into the blue-hazed, cavernous, light-filtered center of the Armory.
    Chapter 3.30 (36% in)

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